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Navistar executive Sharp joins North Central College Board of Trustees

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Contact: Ted Slowik, Director of PR and Media Relations, 630-637-5307,

Nov. 3, 2010—Don Sharp, vice president and chief information officer for Navistar International Corporation, has joined the North Central College Board of Trustees.

Sharp was instrumental in Navistar’s recent decision to locate its world headquarters in Lisle and keep the Fortune 250 company in the area.

Prior to joining Navistar in 2007, Sharp owned a consulting company that specialized in helping companies identify ways that technology can strategically drive shareholder value and managed large enterprise initiatives.

Sharp has more than 20 years professional experience working for companies that range from start-ups to Fortune 50 organizations. He has worked on a wide variety of projects for his clients, ranging from core operational system development and implementation to Enterprise Architecture Plans and Internet strategies.

He has a bachelor's degree from the University of Notre Dame, where he graduated with honors.

North Central College is governed by a Board of Trustees currently composed of 36 active trustees.

Navistar International Corporation is the parent company of International Truck and Engine Corporation. The company produces International brand commercial trucks, mid-range diesel engines and IC brand school buses, Workhorse brand chassis for motor homes and step vans, and is a private label designer and manufacturer of diesel engines for the pickup truck, van and SUV markets. Navistar is also a provider of truck and diesel engine parts. Visit to learn more.

Founded in 1861 and celebrating its Sesquicentennial in 2011, North Central College is an independent, comprehensive college of the liberal arts and sciences that offers more than 55 undergraduate majors and graduate programming in six areas. Located in the Historic District of Naperville, Illinois—rated by Money magazine as among the nation’s “Best Places to Live”—North Central College is just 30 minutes from Chicago’s Loop. With more than 2,900 undergraduate and graduate students, North Central College is committed to academic excellence, a climate that emphasizes leadership, ethics, values and service, a curriculum that balances job-related knowledge with a liberal arts foundation and a caring environment with small classes. Visit to learn more.