Patrick Davidson has been hired by Oshkosh Truck Corp. to fill the newly created position of vp—investor relations for the specialty truck maker.

Davidson will be responsible for the development, implementation and management of Oshkosh’s investor relations program, along with communicating its growth strategies, expectations, opportunities and issues. He’ll report directly to Charlie Szews, executive vp & CFO.

Before Oshkosh, Davidson served in a variety of leadership positions at Harley-Davidson, in manufacturing, operations improvement, international marketing, purchasing, plus retail planning and investor relations.