Jim Spangler serves as Chief Communications Officer for Navistar, Inc. Spangler joined Navistar in this role in June of 2011, and is responsible for leading the company’s Corporate Communications department. With more than 25 years’ experience in the communications industry, Spangler has held a variety of positions including nearly 12 years with Tenneco, where he served as vice president of global communications and was responsible for corporate positioning, communications strategy and policy, executive communications, employee communications, media relations and public relations.
Before joining Tenneco, Spangler was director of global public relations and media relations for Arthur Andersen. He spent nearly eight years at Amoco Corporation in roles of increasing responsibility within the company’s Public and Government Affairs group. Spangler began his career as a reporter at City News Bureau of Chicago.
Spangler holds a bachelor’s degree in communications from the University of Illinois. He is also a member of the Public Relations Society of America.