January 27, 2014 - Industry News
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
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
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.
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
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 Inc. introduces Mike York as vice president of operations and Scott Elbring as vice president of sales.
Tags: Leadership, Karmak
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 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 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
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.
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
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
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.
December 30, 2013 - Industry News
Saddle Creek Logistics Services announced that the company has named current president Cliff Otto as its CEO, effective immediately.
Tags: Leadership, Saddle Creek
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
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 Inc., announced the following leadership changes in its Truck business unit.
Tags: Leadership, J.B. Hunt
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 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
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
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
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
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 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 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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