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January 27, 2014 - Industry News

SKF Appoints Tom O’Brien as President of SKF Vehicle Service Market, North America

SKF has announced the appointment of Tom O’Brien as president of SKF vehicle service market, North America business unit, effective immediately. O’Brien previously served as the interim president for SKF VSM, North America following the death of Mike McGrath in October.

Tags: Leadership, SKF

January 27, 2014 - Industry News

Joe Mejaly Named to Lead General Dynamics' AxleTech International

Joseph (Joe) L. Mejaly has been appointed vice president and general manager of AxleTech International, a General Dynamics company. AxleTech develops and manufactures axles, brakes and suspension systems for off-highway and specialty vehicles.

Tags: Leadership, General Dynamics, AxleTech International

January 24, 2014 - Industry News

Con-way Inc. Board of Directors Announces Transition in Board Leadership

The Board of Directors of Con-way Inc. announced a transition in board leadership in which Dr. W. Keith Kennedy, Jr., who has served as Con-way’s Chairman of the Board since 2004, will step down and be succeeded by Roy W. Templin, a current member of the company’s board.

Tags: Leadership, Con-way Inc.

January 24, 2014 - Industry News

TMD Friction Announces Promotion of Fabio Jurchaks

Fabio Jurchaks

Fabio Jurchaks has been promoted to director of sales & engineering, NAFTA at TMD Friction. Fabio is responsible for the commercial, marketing and engineering organization and activities servicing TMD’s OE, OES and replacement part friction business in Canada and the USA.

Tags: Leadership, TMD Friction

January 23, 2014 - Industry News

Kolodziej Retiring as President of NGVAmerica

Richard Kolodziej has announced that he will be retiring as president of NGVAmerica. Kolodziej, 67, has been the organization's president since 1995.

Tags: NGVAmerica, Leadership, People, Natural Gas, Natural Gas Vehicles

January 22, 2014 - Industry News

Karmak Annouces Leadership Changes

Karmak Inc. introduces Mike York as vice president of operations and Scott Elbring as vice president of sales.

Tags: Leadership, Karmak

January 22, 2014 - Industry News

Greg Jordan Joins Fleet Brake as Senior Business Development Manager

Fleet Brake announced that Greg Jordan has joined the Calgary-based distributor. Jordan joins Fleet Brake in the position of Senior Business Development Manager.

Tags: Leadership, Fleet Brake

January 21, 2014 - Industry News

Cadec Expands Management Team

Cadec Global has added two industry veterans to its senior management team: Eric Witty has joined as vice president, product management, and Brent Goldstein has joined as vice president, software engineering. Each has 20-plus years experience working in the wireless and fleet management industries.

Tags: Leadership, Cadec

January 17, 2014 - Industry News

SmartDrive Expands Sales Team

Michael Stapleton

SmartDrive Systems announced that Michael Stapleton and Kelley Overton have joined its management team as vice president of regional sales and director of regional sales, respectively.

Tags: Leadership, SmartDrive Systems

January 14, 2014 - Industry News

ATA Names Curtis J. Shewchuk Chairman of Homeland Security Policy Committee

Curtis J. Shewchuk, Con-way's Chief Security Officer, has been appointed chairman of the American Trucking Associations' Homeland Security Policy Committee.

Tags: ATA, Leadership, Con-way Inc.

January 14, 2014 - Industry News

Accuride Announces Changes in Sales & Marketing Organization

Drew Hofley, Vice President - Regional Sales<br />

Accuride Corp. announced that it is realigning its Sales & Marketing organization as part of the continued streamlining of the company’s management and cost structure.

Tags: Leadership, Accuride

January 9, 2014 - Industry News

Henke Manufacturing Names Matt Hood VP of Sales and Marketing

Matt Hood

The Alamo Group Inc. has announced the appointment of Matt Hood as VP of Sales and Marketing of its Leavenworth, Kansas-based Division, Henke Manufacturing.

Tags: Leadership, Alamo Group

January 8, 2014 - Industry News

President of A. Duie Pyle Retires

Steve O’Kane, president of A. Duie Pyle, will retire in January 2014. O’Kane’s retirement has been in the planning and execution for the last five years.

Tags: Leadership, A. Duie Pyle

December 30, 2013 - Industry News

Saddle Creek Names CEO

Saddle Creek Logistics Services announced that the company has named current president Cliff Otto as its CEO, effective immediately.

Tags: Leadership, Saddle Creek

December 30, 2013 - Industry News

Roadrunner Announces Reorganization

Roadrunner Transportation Systems Inc. announced that Brian van Helden has been promoted to chief operating officer. He will immediately assume direct leadership of the company's LTL operation, replacing Scott Dobak who has tendered his resignation effective Dec. 31

Tags: Leadership, Roadrunner Transportation

December 27, 2013 - Industry News

Leadership Changes Announced by J. J. Keller & Associates Inc.

J. J. Keller & Associates Inc. is announcing key succession changes on its executive leadership team to support its continued nationwide success as the most respected name in safety and regulatory compliance.

Tags: J.J. Keller, Leadership

December 19, 2013 - Industry News

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Announces Leadership Changes in Truck Unit

J. B. Hunt Transport Services Inc., announced the following leadership changes in its Truck business unit.

Tags: Leadership, J.B. Hunt

December 19, 2013 - Industry News

Cummins Westport Appoints Gordon Exel as President

Cummins Westport Inc. announced that Gordon Exel, Westport vice president, sales and marketing, has been appointed as president of CWI effective Jan. 1, 2014, for the final year of Westport's three-year term to nominate the president.

Tags: Leadership, Cummins Westport

December 17, 2013 - Industry News

Jacobs Executive Announces Retirement

Jacobs Vehicle Systems has announced the retirement of Bob Perkins after nearly 29 years of service. Perkins began his career at Jacobs in 1985 as a Product Manager.

Tags: Leadership, Jacobs Vehicle Systems

December 16, 2013 - Industry News

Curt Huston Appointed General Manager of Gabriel

Gabriel announced that Curt Huston has been appointed general manager. Huston brings over 25 years of experience in the automotive and aftermarket industry to his new role including positions at Continental Structural Plastics, Hayes-Lemmerz, Allied Signal (Honeywell) and Azure Dynamics.

Tags: Leadership, Gabriel

December 15, 2013 - Industry News

HDMA Welcomes Two New Team Members

The Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association announced the addition of Katelyn Litalien and Megan Guess to their Marketing and Member Services team.

Tags: Leadership, HDMA

December 13, 2013 - Industry News

Strickland to Step Down as NHTSA Chief

David Strickland

David Strickland, chief of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for the past three years, is stepping down, the agency confirmed.

Tags: Leadership, NHTSA

December 11, 2013 - Industry News

DOT’s Porcari to Step Down at Year End; Mendez Tapped for Post

Deputy Transportation Secretary John Porcari is stepping down after four and a half years of service. In a message to DOT employees, Secretary Anthony Foxx thanked Porcari and said he has asked Federal Highway Administrator Victor Mendez to step in as Acting Deputy Secretary starting Jan. 1.

Tags: DOT, Leadership

December 10, 2013 - Industry News

Ford's John Ruppert to Head Commercial Truck Division

John Ruppert (left) and Fritz Ahadi.

Ford Motor Co.has tapped John Ruppert, its top fleet executive, to head up its commercial truck division, a Ford spokesman told Automotive Fleet on Monday.

Tags: Leadership, Ford

December 9, 2013 - Industry News

FTR Hires Don Ake and Enhances Truck & Trailer Outlook

FTR has hired Don Ake as vice president of commercial vehicles. In his new role with the company, Ake is directing the enhancement of FTR’s Truck & Trailer Outlook product.

Tags: Leadership, FTR

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