January 29, 2015 - Industry News
The Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association named Tim Myers, president of Alcoa Wheel and Transportation Products, as its chairman of the Board of Directors.
Tags: Leadership, HDMA, Alcoa, People
January 16, 2015 - Industry News
GenNext has voted and approved the appointment of three new directors and one new senior advisor to the company’s board of directors.
Tags: Leadership, People, Fleet Executives, GenNext
January 9, 2015 - Industry News
Mary Petrovich, a former CEO of AxleTech from 2002-2011, will rejoin the firm as executive chairman. Joe Mejaly, who joined the company in May 2014 as general manager, will serve as AxleTech International’s CEO.
Tags: Leadership, People, Mergers & Acquisitions, AxleTech International, Carlyle Group
February 27, 2014 - Industry News
Exaloy LLC announces that Tom Haughs, formerly with Tarpstop LLC, has a partnership in Exaloy as their vice president of sales and marketing/GM.
Tags: Leadership, Aftermarket, People, Exaloy
January 29, 2014 - Industry News
TMD promoted Tony Croy to managing director, NAFTA. In this position he is responsible for TMD’s business units in Canada, Mexico and the United States, including all commercial, engineering and manufacturing operations serving TMD’s OE and replacement part friction business.
Tags: Leadership, People, TMD
A new group of heavy-duty trucking aftermarket leaders have formed a new organization, GenNext, to educate, mentor and recruit the next generation of aftermarket leaders.
Tags: Leadership, Aftermarket, People, GenNext
January 24, 2014 - Industry News
Fabio Jurchaks has been promoted to director of sales & engineering, NAFTA at TMD Friction. Fabio is responsible for the commercial, marketing and engineering organization and activities servicing TMD’s OE, OES and replacement part friction business in Canada and the USA.
Tags: Leadership, TMD Friction
November 18, 2013 - Industry News
Phillips Industries, a manufacturer of advanced electrical and air brake interface equipment for commercial vehicles, has appointed Rob Phillips as its new president and COO.
Tags: Leadership, Phillips Industries
November 6, 2013 - Industry News
Dolezych, a 78-year-old German-based manufacturer of lifting equipment, slings, ropes and load-securing technologies, announced the creation of Doleco USA, its first sales, distribution and manufacturing presence in North America.
Tags: Load Securement, Leadership, Doleco USA
November 4, 2013 - Industry News
Fontaine Modifications announced that Nate Eichinger will oversee vocational truck operations for the company. As vocational operations manager, Eichinger will direct production and scheduling at all of Fontaine’s vocational truck facilities nationwide.
Tags: Leadership, Fontaine Modification
October 30, 2013 - Industry News
XRS Corp. has named industry veteran Jon Van Winkle vice president, product management, and experienced software engineer Arvind Sharma vice president of engineering. The company has also appointed XRS executive Christian Schenk to a new leadership role as senior vice president, business development and strategy.
Tags: Leadership, SaaS, XRS
October 15, 2013 - Industry News
Auto Air Exports, consisting of Omega Environmental Technologies, Global Parts Distributors and Santech Industries announced the internal promotion of Christopher Sims to the position of president and chief operating officer.
Tags: Leadership, Auto Air Exports
October 7, 2013 - Industry News
William “Bill” Gager announced that he will retire from his position as president of the Automotive Parts Remanufacturers Association on Dec. 31.
Tags: Leadership, APRA, Remanufacturing, Aftermarket
September 24, 2013 - Industry News
Paul Kokalis has been named president of Fontaine Modification. With more than 25 years at Fontaine Modification, he most recently served as vice president of operations for the company, which is part of the Marmon Highway Technologies Commercial Truck group.
August 6, 2013 - Industry News
East Manufacturing has appointed David Miedl as Director of Aftermarket Parts Sales & Service. Miedl replaces Ted Hutchison who is retiring from the position after 25 years of service to East Manufacturing.
Tags: Leadership, East Manufacturing, Trailers, Aftermarket
June 17, 2013 - Industry News
Bob joined Phillips Industries in 1963, then known as H.W. Phillips Company. In 1968 inspired by customer demands Phillips started manufacturing the first pre-assembled light cords in 1968, launching the company on its present trajectory.
Tags: Phillips Industries, Leadership, Aftermarket
May 21, 2013 - Industry News
Rush Enterprises Inc. announced that W. Marvin Rush is retiring from his position as chairman of the board of the company. He will continue to serve as a member of the board of directors of the company and have the honorary title of chairman emeritus.
Tags: Leadership, Rush Enterprises, Dealers
March 18, 2013 - Industry News
Accuride Corp., a supplier of components to the North American commercial vehicle industry, announced the appointment of company and industry veteran Tony Pape to the newly expanded role of Director, Aftermarket Strategy & Sales.
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