Electrifying and Automating US Trucking with John Rich, MBA ’99, in Bellevue!
HBS Alumni, Partners, and Friends of HBS are invited to join the HBS Club of Seattle for a discussion with global automotive executive and PACCAR CTO, John Rich, MBA ’99, on Monday, December 12, 2022 from 6:00pm-9:00pm PT!
Join the HBS Club of Seattle for a discussion with global automotive executive and current Chief Technology Officer of PACCAR, John Rich, MBA ’99.
John leads electrification and automation efforts at Bellevue-based PACCAR, the global leader in truck manufacturing.
PACCAR trucks carry 30% of the 10.1 billion tons of freight shipped by truck in the US annually.
The Company’s technology and solutions sit at the critical juncture of environmental sustainability, labor supply, and supply chain management.
Electrifying and Automating US Trucking with John Rich, MBA ’99
Monday, December 12, 2022
6:00pm - 9:00pm PT
777 106th Ave NE
Bellevue, WA 98004
Free for HBS Alumni, Partners, and Friends of HBS
Hosted by: HBS Club of Seattle
We look forward to seeing you at our event!
About John Rich, MBA 1999
John Rich is a global automotive executive with over 30 years of experience. He began his career at Ford Motor Company where he worked in product development, manufacturing and technology deployment in the US, Japan, Mexico, Thailand and China. His career at Ford culminated as Executive Director for Global Strategy and Chief Operating Officer of Ford’s autonomous vehicle subsidiary. John joined PACCAR in 2021 and serves as Chief Technology Officer.
In 1905, William Pigott, Sr. founded Seattle Car Mfg. Co. to produce railway and logging equipment at its plant in West Seattle. Under the ownership of Paul Pigott, the founder’s son, The Company entered the heavy-duty truck market in 1945 with its first major acquisition, Kenworth Motor Truck Company of Seattle, followed by the acquisitions of Peterbilt Motors Company and Dart Truck Company. PACCAR is now a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of premium light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates. PACCAR Global sells the company’s products in more than 100 countries and is expanding its dealer network in Asia and throughout the world. Approximately half of PACCAR’s revenues and profits are generated outside the United States.
Shyam Ayengar, MBA 2006
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