R. PRESTON FEIGHT, age 52, is Chief Executive Officer of the Company and has held that position since July 2019. Mr. Feight served as Executive Vice President of the Company from September 2018-June 2019, PACCAR Vice President and President of DAF Trucks from April 2016-August 2018, General Manager of Kenworth Truck Company and Vice President of PACCAR from January 2015-March 2016, Kenworth Assistant General Manager for Marketing and Sales from April 2012-December 2014, Kenworth Chief Engineer from August 2008-March 2012. Previously he worked as an engineer at Ford for six years and as an engineer at Allied Signal for two years. He has served as a director of the Company since 2019.
PACCAR Inc. is a Fortune 500 company and was ranked the third-largest manufacturer of medium- and heavy-duty trucks in the world in 2011–12, and has substantial manufacturing in light and medium vehicles through its various subsidiaries. For its leadership in the development of aerodynamic, lightweight commercial vehicles that has led to reduced fuel consumption and increased efficiencies, PACCAR, Inc was awarded the National Medal of Technology at the White House in 2006. The company’s presence has been especially strong in Renton, Washington, where it remains the oldest continually operating business. PACCAR's assembly plant in Renton was recognized as one of the best workplaces for commuters for the fifth consecutive year by the National Center for Transit Research in June 2013. The plant also celebrated its 20th anniversary in June 2013 and has produced more than 130,000 heavy-duty and medium-duty Kenworth trucks since it started its operations in 1993.