BELLEVUE, Wash. — PACCAR this week has announced the appointment of two new executives to its board of directors. John Pigott has been named to PACCAR board, effective April 27, 2009, according to Mark Pigott, PACCAR chairman and chief executive officer. John Pigott is the brother of Mark Pigott.
Pigott is a partner in Beta Business Ventures LLC, a private investment company formed in 2008, and was a partner in the predecessor company Beta Capital Group LLC, since 2003. He served in various management positions within PACCAR from 1992 through 2003.
Thomas Plimpton has also been named to PACCAR’s Board of Directors, effective Jan. 2, 2009, to serve the remaining term for Michael Tembreull, who is retiring from the company after 38 years.
Plimpton is vice chairman of the company and has held that position since September 2008. He will also serve as the company’s principal financial officer. He was president from January 2003 to September 2008, executive vice president from August 1998 to January 2003 and senior vice president from August 1996 to August 1998.