February 3, 2015
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.
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.
February 2, 2015
Disruptive times call for innovative business owners to focus on vision, culture and their value proposition, said a business consultant during last week’s Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week.
January 29, 2015
The Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association named Tim Myers, president of Alcoa Wheel and Transportation Products, as its chairman of the Board of Directors.
January 22, 2015
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.
January 16, 2015
Mack Trucks expanded its customer and body builder support by creating a body builder order manager position along with a support team.
GenNext has voted and approved the appointment of three new directors and one new senior advisor to the company’s board of directors.
January 14, 2015
PeopleNet announced that Mark Kessler will be the general manager of the company’s newly developed Trucking division. The division will focus on creating products and services to for trucking fleets.
January 9, 2015
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.
January 7, 2015
Universal Truckload Services named Jeff Rogers as the company’s new CEO succeeding Scott Wolfe who announced his plans to retire earlier this year.
January 5, 2015
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.
December 31, 2014
Cowan Systems announced that Dennis Morgan will be the new president of the company effective Jan. 1, 2015. Morgan is leaving his current role as the company’s chief operating officer.
December 18, 2014
Blu LNG named James Edward Burns as the company’s new President, to lead day to day operations and direct strategic focus toward expanding domestic use.
December 12, 2014
Digi International elected Ron Konezny to be the president and CEO of the company effective Dec. 17, 2014. The previous president and CEO Joseph T. Dunsmore will retire when he is succeeded by Konezny.
November 25, 2014
Rush Trucking brought in Gregory Humes to be the company's interim CEO. Humes is a 30 year logistics and supply chain veteran who previously headed the creation of Driving for America, a logistics staffing school.
November 24, 2014
Nominations for Heavy Duty Trucking’s 2015 Truck Fleet Innovators will be closed after Dec. 1, which means that there is still time to contribute to an award honoring the most innovative leaders in the trucking industry.
November 20, 2014
USA Truck expanded its Dedicated Freight team with the hiring of Greg B. Lutes as vice president and general manager.
October 9, 2014
Natural Gas Vehicles for America named Matthew Godlewski as the group’s next president. He will succeed Rich Kolodziej who has served for 18 years as the advocacy group’s president.
October 8, 2014
SAN DIEGO -- The American Trucking Associations board of directors elected Duane Long as the federation’s 70th chairman. Long is the chairman of Longistics, a full-service provider of global logistics solutions based in Raleigh, N.C.
March 26, 2014
The Truck Renting and Leasing Association's (TRALA) Board of Directors has unanimously elected Dan Murphy, president and CEO of Idealease, Inc., as its chairman for 2014-2015.
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