May 21, 2014
Mack Trucks named Stan Mikalonis its new vice president of National Accounts succeeding Mike Reardon, who will serve as Mack’s vice president for the Western Region, replacing John Thomas, who is retiring.
Sandberg, the CEO of TransSafe Consulting, previously served as administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration in the George W. Bush administration.
May 20, 2014
Former U.S. Transportation Department Secretary Ray LaHood has joined the infrastructure investment firm Meridiam North America as a senior advisor.
May 15, 2014
President Obama will formally name two successors to posts within the U.S. Transportation Department, following departures late last year and earlier this year.
May 14, 2014
The Timken Company announced that the board of directors has named Richard G. Kyle as president and chief executive officer of the company, effective immediately.
Phillips Industries has hired Dave Lajeunesse as director of engineering. He will be responsible for all Phillips engineering protocol, research and development and customer relationships.
May 8, 2014
The engine manufacturer Cummins announced on Thursday that Jeff Jones, vice president of its North American engine business and marketing communications, will retire from the company on June 30.
May 7, 2014
Baldwin Filters recently announced the promotion of Theresa Yaw to director of marketing.
May 6, 2014
As chief of legislative affairs, Spear will be responsible for advancing ATA’s policy priorities in Congress including infrastructure funding, hours-of-service and safety issues.
May 5, 2014
Members of the National Tank Truck Carriers have elected Dean Kaplan as the organization’s new chairman at the association’s recent annual meeting in Las Vegas on April 28.
May 2, 2014
Ed Shea, a retired publisher of Owner Operator and The Specialist magazines, passed away April 28 after a period of declining health. He was 91. He was a founding member of what is now the Technology & Maintenance Council of the American Trucking Associations.
Ed Saxman, an engineer and product manager at Mack Trucks and Volvo Trucks for a combined 44 years, has retired. A mechanical engineer by education, Saxman helped develop powertrain advances, then explained them to customers and journalists.
May 1, 2014
The Canadian owner of various trucking operations has announced one of its leaders will soon be leaving.
April 29, 2014
SKF has announced the appointment of George Garner as vice president of automotive sales for the SKF Vehicle Service Market, North America Business Unit, effective immediately.
April 28, 2014
Cummins Inc. promoted Dana Vogt to vice president - manufacturing - heavy duty, mid-range, and light duty diesel. In this new role, Vogt will also be an officer of the company.
John Kaburick, owner of Earl L. Henderson Trucking and former chairman of the Truckload Carriers Association, died last week at age 61.
April 22, 2014
Bedford Monday, CTP, general manager of Schwan Food, was elected chair of the National Private Truck Council Board of Directors at the group’s Annual Education Management Conference and Exhibition held April 13-15 in Cincinnati, Ohio.
April 17, 2014
Long time automotive aftermarket and heavy-duty industry executive, John. F. Lorimer retired on April 1, after 44 years in the industry.
April 14, 2014
Bridgestone Commercial Solutions, part of Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, announced that John Boynton, currently vice president, sales, BCS, has been promoted to the position of president, BCS, effective immediately.
April 10, 2014
The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association announced a new director of state legislative affairs. Mike Matousek will be responsible for tracking and analyzing state legislative initiatives and proactively fighting for the rights of all truckers within state legislatures.
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