The Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association announced that Troy Clarke of Navistar, will serve as keynote speaker at the 23rd annual Breakfast & Briefing, to be held on Friday, March 22.

The breakfast immediately precedes the opening of the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky.

Clarke was named president and COO of Navistar, on August 27, 2012 shortly after being named president, Truck & Engine on July 1, 2012. Prior to that, he served as president of Navistar Asia Pacific where he was responsible for leading the company's global growth initiatives. 

Clarke joined Navistar in December 2010 after a 35-year career at General Motors. At GM, Clarke most recently served as president of GM North America and GM group vice president.  

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