Stephen Zink joined AM General as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer in March 2016. Previously, he served as President at Mack Defense, LLC.
As President at Mack Defense, Mr. Zink had full responsibility for oversight of all aspects of business in the Americas at the federal and defense level.
Prior to this position, Mr. Zink was Vice President Operations and Director of Engineering at Mack Defense where he oversaw the engineering, manufacturing, purchasing and program management groups within the company and coordination with other corporate affiliates, suppliers and stakeholders.
Prior to his tenure at Mack Defense, Mr. Zink worked at Oshkosh Defense (formerly Oshkosh Truck Corp) for approximately 30 years where he held a variety of positions with increasing levels of responsibility. These positions included — Vice President of Defense, where he was responsible for all Defense Tactical Wheeled Programs and Defense Engineering; Vice President of Defense Engineering and Joint programs where he was responsible for all defense related engineering items and oversight of joint programs to include the highly successful MRAP suspension upgrades and the M-ATV program; and the position of Vice President, Defense Strategy and Planning, where he was responsible for the development and implementation of the defense business unit’s strategy along with all aspects of marketing, branding and communications.
Zink holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Michigan Technological University.