May 11, 2015
President Obama has announced he will nominate Greg Nadeau to serve as the next Administrator of the Federal Highway Administration. Nadeau, 58, will replace Victor Mendez, who in July was named Deputy Secretary of the Department of Transportation.
May 7, 2015
Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems has appointed Berend Bracht as president and CEO and a member of its executive board, effective July 1, 2015.
April 7, 2015
Marc Llistosella has succeeded Albert Kirchmann as president and CEO of Mitsubishi Truck and Bus Corporation, the Japanese parent of Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America.
March 12, 2015
American Trucking Associations is seeking nominations for the third class of its LEAD ATA leadership development program designed to nurture the next generation of trucking industry leaders.
March 10, 2015
Oakley Transportation Group has named Kelly L. McDowell its new Director of Safety and Compliance. He will be charged with integrating safety programs within every section of the company.
February 19, 2015
The Technology and Maintenance Council of American Trucking Associations elected Kevin Tomlinson as its 2015-2016 general chairman and treasurer.
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.
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