October 27, 2015 - Industry News
Martin Lundstedt, Volvo Group’s new president and CEO, held his first press meeting on his first morning on the new job Oct. 22 – and chose to do it outside of the usual corporate setting.
Tags: Leadership, Global, Volvo Group
October 21, 2015 - Industry News
The American Trucking Associations has confirmed a published report that Bill Graves has advised the truck lobby that he will leave his post as president of ATA when his contract expires at the end of next year.
Tags: ATA, ATA MC&E, Leadership, American Trucking Associations, Associations
October 20, 2015 - Industry News
The American Trucking Associations board of directors elected Pat Thomas as the federation’s 71st chairman, the association announced. Thomas is the Sr. VP of state government affairs for UPS.
Tags: ATA, Leadership, People
October 16, 2015 - Industry News
Eberspaecher Climate Control Systems North America has named Brian Covello its new president.
Tags: Leadership, People, Espar Heater Systems, Eberspaecher
October 12, 2015 - Industry News
Maverick president and chief operating officer, Stephen Selig has announced his retirement and the company has named executive vice president and chief financial officer, John Culp, his successor.
Tags: Retirement, Leadership, People, Maverick Transportation
The former head of the defunct carrier Arrow Trucking, James Douglas Pielsticker, has been sentenced to 7 ½ years in prison for tax evasion and fraud.
Tags: Taxes, Leadership, Arrow Trucking, Crime & Fraud, People
October 2, 2015 - Industry News
C.R England has announced the hiring of industry veteran Kirk Freimuth as president of the company’s dedicated division.
Tags: Leadership, C.R. England, People, Truckload
September 28, 2015 - Industry News
Alcoa’s board of directors unanimously approved a plan to separate into two independent, publicly-traded companies.
Tags: Leadership, Wheels, Alcoa
Reyco Granning has named a new president after it was announced that current president Dave Compton is retiring on Sept. 30, 2015.
Tags: Leadership, Reyco Granning, People, Suspensions
September 18, 2015 - Industry News
Mark Rourke has been named the company’s executive vice president and chief operating officer. He has been with Scneider since 1987.
Tags: Leadership, People, Schneider
September 16, 2015 - Industry News
Denso has named Haruhiko Kato president of Denso Products and Services Americas, the aftermarket sales, manufacturing and distribution arm of the supplier.
Tags: Leadership, Aftermarket, Denso, People
September 8, 2015 - Industry News
Bill Gordon has been appointed to the role of division president of Bergstrom Parts and David Stoos was named director of new business at Bergstrom Inc.
Tags: Sales, Leadership, HVAC, People, Bergstrom, Parts and Service
September 2, 2015 - Industry News
Eaton announced that Pavan Pattada has been named president, Vehicle Group, North America, effective Sept. 1.
Tags: Eaton, Leadership, People
September 1, 2015 - Industry News
Werner Enterprises announced it will groom President and Chief Operating Officer Derek Leathers for an even larger role in the company, setting the stage for a non-family member to potentially take the helm for the first time since it was founded by C.L. Werner in 1956.
Tags: Werner Enterprises, People, Leadership
August 28, 2015 - Industry News
Firestone Industrial Products has named Scott Damon its new president succeeding John Vincent who has been the president since 2010.
Tags: Leadership, Firestone Industrial Products Company, People
Truckload Carriers Association president Brad Bentley resigned from his position, citing family obligations, the association announced.
Tags: Leadership, People, TCA
August 26, 2015 - Industry News
East Manufacturing has named Tom Welch as its dealer liaison, a newly created position responsible for dealer network growth, improvement and support activities.
Tags: Leadership, Dealers, People, East Manufacturing
August 24, 2015 - Industry News
Navistar Financial Corporation president Bill McMenamin will add responsibilities as senior vice president and treasurer of the company, replacing Jim Moran in those roles.
Tags: Leadership, People, Navistar Financial Corporation
Fleet Engineers has made new appointments to its sales team.
Tags: Sales, Leadership, People, Fleet Engineers
Bergstrom, which offers cab climate control solutions for commercial vehicles, has made a number of key leadership changes.
Tags: Leadership, People, Bergstrom
August 13, 2015 - Industry News
After a successful round of funding, Trucker Path has announced that it is expanding its leadership team to include three industry veterans.
Tags: Leadership, People, Load Board, Mobile Apps
August 12, 2015 - Industry News
C.L. Werner was elected chairman of the carrier he founded, Werner Enterprises, after Gary Werner stepped down.
Tags: Leadership, Werner Enterprises, People
August 10, 2015 - Industry News
Mark Yeager resigned his position as president and chief operating officer of Hub Group effective August 8.
Tags: Leadership, Intermodal, People, Hub Group
Daimler has appointed Steven Goodale as vice president of Daimler Truck Financial. Prior to the appointment, Goodale was the managing director and CEO of Mercedes-Benz Financial Services in Australia and New Zealand.
Tags: Leadership, People, Daimler Truck Financial
August 6, 2015 - Industry News
Former Southwest Airlines chief financial officer Laura H. Wright has been elected to Daseke’s board of directors.
Tags: Leadership, People, Southwest Airlines, Daseke Inc.
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