October 27, 2015
Martin Lundstedt, Volvo Group’s new president and CEO, held his first press meeting on his first morning on the new job Oct. 22 – and chose to do it outside of the usual corporate setting.
October 21, 2015
The American Trucking Associations has confirmed a published report that Bill Graves has advised the truck lobby that he will leave his post as president of ATA when his contract expires at the end of next year.
October 20, 2015
The American Trucking Associations board of directors elected Pat Thomas as the federation’s 71st chairman, the association announced. Thomas is the Sr. VP of state government affairs for UPS.
October 16, 2015
Eberspaecher Climate Control Systems North America has named Brian Covello its new president.
October 12, 2015
Maverick president and chief operating officer, Stephen Selig has announced his retirement and the company has named executive vice president and chief financial officer, John Culp, his successor.
The former head of the defunct carrier Arrow Trucking, James Douglas Pielsticker, has been sentenced to 7 ½ years in prison for tax evasion and fraud.
October 2, 2015
C.R England has announced the hiring of industry veteran Kirk Freimuth as president of the company’s dedicated division.
September 28, 2015
Alcoa’s board of directors unanimously approved a plan to separate into two independent, publicly-traded companies.
Reyco Granning has named a new president after it was announced that current president Dave Compton is retiring on Sept. 30, 2015.
September 18, 2015
Mark Rourke has been named the company’s executive vice president and chief operating officer. He has been with Scneider since 1987.
September 16, 2015
Denso has named Haruhiko Kato president of Denso Products and Services Americas, the aftermarket sales, manufacturing and distribution arm of the supplier.
September 8, 2015
Bill Gordon has been appointed to the role of division president of Bergstrom Parts and David Stoos was named director of new business at Bergstrom Inc.
September 2, 2015
Eaton announced that Pavan Pattada has been named president, Vehicle Group, North America, effective Sept. 1.
September 1, 2015
Werner Enterprises announced it will groom President and Chief Operating Officer Derek Leathers for an even larger role in the company, setting the stage for a non-family member to potentially take the helm for the first time since it was founded by C.L. Werner in 1956.
August 28, 2015
Firestone Industrial Products has named Scott Damon its new president succeeding John Vincent who has been the president since 2010.
Truckload Carriers Association president Brad Bentley resigned from his position, citing family obligations, the association announced.
August 26, 2015
East Manufacturing has named Tom Welch as its dealer liaison, a newly created position responsible for dealer network growth, improvement and support activities.
August 24, 2015
Navistar Financial Corporation president Bill McMenamin will add responsibilities as senior vice president and treasurer of the company, replacing Jim Moran in those roles.
Fleet Engineers has made new appointments to its sales team.
Bergstrom, which offers cab climate control solutions for commercial vehicles, has made a number of key leadership changes.
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