International names VP, government relations

International Truck and Engine has named Patrick Charbonneau vice president of government relations. Charbonneau has held a variety of roles at International, including director of purchasing, vice president of engine engineering and vice president of regulatory and technology affairs. He joined International in 1976 as an engine design engineer.

“As our company grows to the next levels of business success, we must have informed and productive relationships with government at all levels,” said Greg Elliott, vice president, corporate human resources and administration. “Patrick Charbonneau’s broad background is well suited to make our government relations both relevant and effective.”