Leadership Team 


Slide AM General’s experienced management team, adaptable workforce and culture of forward-thinking vision keep us on the forefront of automotive innovation.

Our talented, motivated team brings together decades of experience in military service, defense and original equipment manufacturing. With complimentary skillsets and unique points of view, AM General truly believes that each member of the team, working together, is what makes us great.
Slide Portrait of AM General's President & Chief Executive Officer R. Andrew Hove R. Andrew Hove President & Chief Executive Officer Read Full Bio Andy Hove has over 25 years of experience in the Defense and Aerospace industries. He is also a former U.S. Army officer who served in a wide range of operational, command and staff assignments. Prior to joining AM General, Hove held management and executive positions with HDT Global, Mistral Group, Oshkosh Defense, BAE Systems, United Defense, FNSS Defense Systems and Vinnell Corporation. Slide Portrait of AM General's Executive VP & Chief Operating Officer, Stephen B Zink Stephen B. Zink Executive VP & Chief Operating Officer Read Full Bio Stephen Zink joined AM General as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer in March 2016. 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. Slide Portrait of AM General's Executive VP & Chief Financial Office, Robert J. Gold Robert J. Gold Executive VP & Chief Financial Officer Read Full Bio Robert J. (Bob) Gold is AM General’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. He joined AM General in April 2017 and is responsible for finance and accounting including financial planning and analysis, pricing, government compliance, contracts management, business operations and treasury organizations. Gold has more than 30 years of experience in finance. Slide Portrait of AM General's VP & Chief Administrative Officer, Mark A. Minne Mark A. Minne Executive VP & Chief Administrative Officer Read Full Bio Mark Minne has been with AM General since 1998. He is responsible for the full range of human resource activities, including recruiting and retention, employee communications, employee relations and collective bargaining, compensation and benefits. Slide Portrait of AM General's Executive VP of General Counsel, Tricia Sherick Tricia Sherick Executive VP — General Counsel Read Full Bio Tricia Sherick contributes a depth of legal knowledge and experience in both the commercial and defense industry. She works closely with the executive management team in providing legal guidance and insight to the overall business operations. She also provides her expert legal counsel to support current and future business growth opportunities. Slide Portrait of AM General's Executive VP of U.S. Defense, Christopher P. Vanslager Christopher P. Vanslager Executive VP — U.S. Defense Read Full Bio Chris Vanslager assumed the role of Executive Vice President, U.S. Defense in April 2016. In this role, he is responsible for successful planning and implementation of the line of business for U.S. Department of Defense across AM General for existing and new defense programs. Slide AM General's Executive VP of International Defense, Nguyen Trinh Nguyen Trinh Executive VP — International Defense Read Full Bio Nguyen Trinh is AM General’s Executive Vice President, International Defense. Prior to joining AM General, he was the Senior Director, Global Sales and Marketing, for Volvo Group Governmental Sales (VGGS) Mack Defense. In this role Nguyen was responsible for both governmental and military products sales, marketing, and program execution. Slide Portrait of AM General's Executive VP of Commercial, Kevin A. Rahrig Kevin A. Rahrig Executive VP — Commercial Read Full Bio Kevin A. Rahrig is the Executive Vice President of AM General’s Commercial programs. In this role, he leads the company’s commercial business segments and contract vehicle assembly. Prior to this role, Rahrig served as Vice President, Commercial Program Executive since November of 2007. Slide Portrait of AM General's Senior VP of Strategy & Corporate Development, Claudia Gast Claudia Gast Senior VP — Strategy & Corporate Development Read Full Bio Claudia Gast brings significant experience to AM General to develop strategic relationships and new opportunities that help create customer value. She works closely with the executive management team in developing both internal and external opportunities that further enhance AM General's key growth initiatives. Slide Portrait of AM General's Senior VP of DC Operations, John P. Chadbourne John P. Chadbourne Senior VP — DC Operations Read Full Bio John Chadbourne supports AM General business initiatives and provides support to AM General’s Customer Facing Executives and their teams by maintaining, building and strengthening regular business operations with Washington, D.C. based U.S. government agencies, non-governmental agencies and key international representatives posted at their embassies in the Washington D.C. area.