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Ignacio Cortina Biography

Fox Valley Technical College Foundation
Board Vice President
Oshkosh Corporation  |  Oshkosh

Ignacio A. Cortina is Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Oshkosh Corporation, a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of a wide range of access equipment, specialty trucks and truck bodies, including fire and emergency vehicles, concrete mixers, refuse bodies, defense trucks, telehandlers and boom lifts. He has responsibility for all legal, ethics and compliance, environmental affairs and sustainability matters in the Corporation.  He is a member of the executive operating team and serves as an advisor to the CEO, Board of Directors and other senior management members for all the Company’s business segments and reports directly to Wilson Jones, President and Chief Executive Officer.

Mr. Cortina also serves as a trustee of the Company’s charitable foundation and as an Executive Vice President and Secretary of Oshkosh Corporation’s thirty-five plus subsidiaries, including JLG Industries, Inc., McNeilus Companies, Inc. and Pierce Manufacturing Inc.

Mr. Cortina joined Oshkosh Corporation in 2003 and was appointed to his current position in November 2016.   Mr. Cortina also held various roles of increasing responsibility at Oshkosh Corporation including Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary and Vice President and Deputy General Counsel.  At the Access Equipment Segment he held the positions of Assistant General Counsel and Assistant Secretary, Litigation Counsel and Corporate Counsel.  He previously was in private practice in Washington, DC. 

Mr. Cortina holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from James Madison University and earned his law degree from Columbus School of Law at Catholic University.  He is admitted to the Maryland and Washington, D.C. Bar and is registered as a Wisconsin In-House counsel.

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