June 12, 2014
She replaces Lane Kidd, who left earlier this year to focus on a public affairs and investment group he founded. Kidd held the post for 22 years.
June 11, 2014
Americas Commercial Transportation Research announced Jim Meil has joined the firm in the position of principal, industry analysis.
May 30, 2014
The trucking company USA Truck announced the appointment of Alexander D. Greene to its board of directors. With the addition of Greene, the USA Truck Board expands to 10 members.
May 28, 2014
BestPass, providers of bulk purchasing and streamlined toll management services to commercial fleets, had made two additions to its management team.
As a result of continued growth, Bergstrom, a designer and and supplier of climate systems to the commercial vehicle industry, has promoted Joe Kirby to general manager of aftermarket sales.
May 27, 2014
Gloria Werner, one of the co-founders of the trucking company Werner Enterprises, died on May 20 at the age of 79.
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.
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