Oshkosh Defense, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation company, has appointed Bill Mooney as the regional vice president of International Business Development for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. In this role, Mooney is responsible for leading Oshkosh’s MENA operations and serving military and security organizations throughout the region with a full portfolio of tactical wheeled vehicles, engineering and integration services, and lifecycle sustainment solutions.
Mooney joined Oshkosh Defense in 2013 as the regional director for the Middle East and North Africa. Before joining Oshkosh, Mooney served in the U.S. Army for 29 years, retiring as a colonel with experience as an infantryman and a senior aviator in the AH-64 Apache and UH-60 Blackhawk. He also served as assistant deputy director for the Joint Chiefs of Staff, J5, for the Middle East, and as senior defense official and defense attaché at the U.S. Embassy in Sanaa, Yemen. Mooney has lived and worked in the Middle East for more than 10 years.
In addition to Mooney’s essential expertise, he has received various awards and decorations that include the Defense Superior Service Medal, the Legion of Merit Medal, the Bronze Star Medal, the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Purple Heart Medal, the Air Medal, and the Senior Army Aviator, Parachutist, and Air Assault Badges. He also received the State Department Superior Honor Award.