Andrew J. (A.J.) Cederoth has been named executive vice president and chief financial officer of Navistar International Corp., the company announced Tuesday, Sept. 29. Cederoth, 44, has served as senior vice president of corporate finance and principal financial officer for Navistar since last June following the death of Navistar’s former CFO, Terry M. Endsley.
“We are extremely fortunate that A.J. was already a member of our leadership team and was able to step in immediately and continue to lead the company’s finance and accounting organization following the untimely death of Terry Endsley,” says Daniel C. Ustian, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Warrenville, Ill.-based Navistar. “A.J. has the hands-on experience and the strong financial leadership skills necessary to help support the growth of the company’s current business and drive future growth on a global basis.”
Cederoth has a broad financial background with Navistar that includes financial leadership positions in both manufacturing and financial services. Prior to being named principal financial officer, Cederoth had served for three years as vice president of finance and chief financial officer of Navistar’s engine group and four years as vice president, treasurer and principal financial officer of Navistar Financial Corp., the financial services subsidiary of Navistar.
Cederoth joined Navistar in 1990 and has held various financial positions, including strategic planning manager of the engine group and manufacturing controller of the Melrose Park Engine Plant before joining the corporate treasury team as director of corporate finance in 1999.