February 9, 2015 - Industry News
Penske Automotive Group appointed industry veteran Richard Shearing as the president of its commercial vehicle dealership business.
Tags: Penske, Dealership, People, Daimler Trucks North America
February 3, 2015 - Industry News
Michael Jackson is retiring as general manager of Western Star Truck Sales after 10 years with Daimler Trucks North America. He is being succeeded by Kelley Platt.
Tags: Retirement, Leadership, Western Star, People, Daimler Trucks North America
Several organizational changes were made within Yokohama Tire Corporation announced Takaharu Fushimi, CEO of Yokohama Corporation of North America.
Tags: Tires, Yokohama Tire Corp., People, Promotions
Bridgestone Commercial hired Marshall Hyzdu as the vice president of marketing, taking over initiatives for OTR and commercial truck and bus product brands including Bridgestone, Firestone, Bandag and Dayton.
Tags: Leadership, People, Tires and Wheels, Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations
January 30, 2015 - Industry News
Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems appointed John Kemer vice president and general manager, Valves and Modules. Kemer also becomes the newest member of the Bendix Leadership Committee and joins the two-person Controls Governance Board.
Tags: Bendix, People
January 22, 2015 - Industry News
Grote Industries has hired Michael R. Henderson as its vice president of engineering. Henderson will be responsible for all Grote Engineering and be tasked with implementing the company’s new product development process.
Tags: Leadership, Lighting, Grote, People
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
The Holman Automotive Group, parent company of 25 businesses ranging from auto dealerships to truck upfitting and ARI fleet management, named Steve Holman manager of community affairs.
Tags: Charity, Fleet Leasing, Upfitter, People, Holman Automotive
January 5, 2015 - Industry News
Hankook Tire appointed Hee-se Ahn as the president of Hankook Tire America Corp., effective Jan. 1. Ahn will also function as the company’s chief operating officer for business operations throughout the Americas.
Tags: Hankook Tire America Corp., Leadership, Tires, People
December 2, 2014 - Industry News
Truck component manufacturer Eaton Corp. announced on Tuesday Pavan Pattada has been named president of the company’s North American truck business beginning the first of next year.
Tags: Eaton Corp., People
November 17, 2014 - Industry News
Cummins Inc. named Tracy Embree as the company’s president of the components group, moving on from her post as the president of Cummins turbo technologies. The move will be effective on January 1, 2015.
Tags: Cummins, Promotion, People
November 6, 2014 - Industry News
Navistar announced it is restructuring its senior leadership team, along with the retirement of Jack Allen, executive vice president and chief operating officer.
Tags: Navistar, People
October 27, 2014 - Industry News
Eaton named Gerard DeVito vice president of technology for the Vehicle Group. The promotion will be effective on Nov. 1, 2015.
Tags: Technology, Eaton, People
August 19, 2014 - Industry News
Chrysler Group has appointed Robert Hegbloom as the new Head of Ram Truck Brand.
Tags: Ram, People, Chrysler
August 6, 2014 - Industry News
Marmon Highway Technologies has named Ken Kelley group president of its Fontaine Fifth Wheel companies, including Fontaine Fifth Wheel, Fontaine Parts Connection, Fontaine Coupling Solutions and Fontaine Fifth Wheel Europe.
Tags: Marmon Highway Technologies, People, Fontaine Fifth Wheel
August 4, 2014 - Industry News
Mack Trucks named Martin Kleker regional vice president for the U.S. Central Region.
Tags: Mack Trucks, People, EEL
July 22, 2014 - Industry News
Ellis will be responsible for I.D. Systems' operations, including sales, marketing, customer service, implementation and support for the company’s wireless machine-to-machine asset management systems.
Tags: Information Technology, I.D. Systems, People
July 14, 2014 - Industry News
Cummins Inc. recently named Amy Adams vice president and general manager of Cummins Emission Solutions and Srikanth Padmanabhan vice president, Heavy Duty MidRange Light Duty, a segment of the engine business.
Tags: Cummins, Diesel Engines, People
July 10, 2014 - Industry News
Ohio-based Commercial Vehicle Group has hired a Caterpillar veteran to manage its business and has realigned its aftermarket business.
Tags: Commercial Vehicle Group, People
July 8, 2014 - Industry News
Truck engine maker Cummins announced two key leadership changes on Tuesday. Rich Freeland will assume the role of president and chief operating officer, reporting to Tom Linebarger, who will remain chairman and chief executive officer.
Tags: Cummins, People, Engines
June 27, 2014 - Industry News
According to the company, this addition to its global leadership team will help to push Maxion Wheels’ aggressive growth strategy. Wardle will be based in the company’s global headquarters in Novi, Mich.
Tags: People, Maxion Wheel
June 25, 2014 - Industry News
Commercial vehicle suspension system manufacturer, Link Manufacturing, announced the recent hiring of Michael Hof as director of sales and marketing.
Tags: People, Link Manufacturing
Rod Strata, a veteran of more than 30 years in the transportation, supply chain and enterprise software industries, has joined TMW Systems as executive vice president of operations.
Tags: Information Technology, TMW Systems, People
June 24, 2014 - Industry News
Truck lighting manufacturer Grote has named long-time Grote executive Eric Thorstensen to the newly created position of director of business development. Kent Bode, another career Grote manager, has been named director of OEM sales, filling the slot left open by Thorstensen.
Tags: Grote, People
Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America has promoted Larry Smith to director of fleet operations to lead the company’s fleet sales efforts. For the past 5 years, Smith has held the position of district sales manager for the company, managing dealer operations and sales activities for the upper Midwest.
Tags: Mitsubishi Fuso, Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, People
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