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January 7, 2014 - Industry News

Mary Phillips Steps Down from ATA Legislative Post

Mary Phillips, senior vice president for legislative affairs at American Trucking Associations for the past three years, is stepping down from her post. The moves comes as Congress gears up for the next highway bill, a crucial test for trucking interests on Capitol Hill.

Tags: ATA, Highway Funding, Congress, People

November 3, 2013 - Industry News

ODFL Board Member John R. “Jack” Congdon, Sr., Dead at 80

John R. “Jack” Congdon, Sr., a longtime member of the board of directors at Old Dominion Freight Line, has died following a battle with cancer. He was 80 years old.

Tags: Old Dominion Freight Line, Fleets, People

June 24, 2013 - Industry News

Betts Names Sales VP for Manufacturing Divisions

Betts Company, Fresno, Calif., has hired Bob Herold as vice president of sales. Herold is responsible for all sales activities at Betts Company’s two manufacturing divisions, BettsHD and Betts Spring Manufacturing.

Tags: Aftermarket, People, Betts Company

April 11, 2013 - Industry News

C.R. England CEO Cederholm Dies

C.R. England mourns the passing of CEO Wayne Cederholm on April 9, 2013.

C.R. England announced the death of CEO Wayne A. Cederholm II on Tuesday, April 9, 2013 from complications of a bone marrow transplant. Cederholm joined C.R. England in 1980. Prior to his role as chief executive officer, Cederholm served the company as chief operating officer, senior vice president of North American operations, vice president of administration, vice president of safety and personnel, and was also the company's first credit manager.

Tags: C.R. England, People, Leadership

March 20, 2013 - Industry News

Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations Announces New Head of Marketing, Commercial Tire Division

Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations announced a new vice president of marketing for its commercial tire division, effective March 1.

Tags: Bridgestone, People

March 7, 2013 - Industry News

Interstate Batteries Senior VP Promoted

Interstate Batteries Senior Vice President Walt Holmes is adding the title of senior vice president for distributor operations and innovation team.

Tags: People, Distributors, Interstate Battery

February 18, 2013 - Industry News

USA Truck Announces New CEO

USA Truck lost $17.5 million in 2012.

USA Truck, Van Buren, Ark., named a new president and CEO following this month's financial reports of a $17.5 million net loss for 2012.

Tags: Fleets, People, USA Truck

February 18, 2013 - Industry News

Panther Expedited Names New CEO, COO

Panther Expedited Services has names a new president/CEO and a new chief operating officer following the retirement of President and CEO Andrew Clarke.

Tags: Fleets, People, Arkansas Best, Panther, Expedite

February 14, 2013 - Industry News

Phillips Industries Names New Business Development, Fleet Sales Execs

Phillips Industries has promoted David Phillips to vice president of new business development and added Dennis Damman as national fleet sales manager.

Tags: Phillips Industries, People

February 13, 2013 - Industry News

Haslam to Resume Role as CEO of Pilot Flying J

Jimmy Haslam will be returning to the family business in his previous position as CEO of Pilot Flying J. In September, Pilot Flying J hired John Compton to serve as CEO of the company to allow Haslam the time to focus on the Cleveland Browns football team, which he bought last summer.

Tags: Leadership, Pilot Flying J, Truckstops, People

February 11, 2013 - Industry News

Tony Truelove Joins Eaton

Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton announced that Tony Truelove has been appointed marketing manager for the company’s North America Truck operations. He is located in Galesburg, Mich., and reports to Tom Nellenbach, director of marketing and communications for Eaton’s Vehicle Group.

Tags: Eaton, People

January 22, 2013 - Industry News

Timken Names Humphrey Manager of Commercial Vehicle Aftermarket Business

The Timken Co. named Daniel L. Humphrey manager for the U.S. and Canadian commercial vehicle aftermarket business

Tags: Industry, Timken, Aftermarket, People

January 17, 2013 - Industry News

Stemco Names New Director of Aftermarket Sales

Salvatore Miscio has joined the Stemco team as director of aftermarket sales. He will be responsible for aftermarket sales in the U.S. as well as in Canada

Tags: Industry, People, Stemco, Aftermarket

January 17, 2013 - Industry News

Meritor Makes Executive Changes as Part of Reorganization

Meritor announced a series of organizational changes it says are designed to more closely align its overall structure with its recent business segment consolidation

Tags: Industry, Meritor, Aftermarket, People

January 14, 2013 - Industry News

Webb Wheel OEM Business Unit Adds to Sales Organization

Webb Wheel Products expanded its sales organization with the addition of two industry veterans

Tags: Industry, Webb Wheel, People

January 14, 2013 - Industry News

Kevin Peters Named CEO of FleetPride

FleetPride Inc. announced that Kevin A. Peters has been appointed CEO of FleetPride, effective Jan. 14. Peters succeeds Woody McGee, who will remain on the board of directors

Tags: Industry, FleetPride, People, Aftermarket

January 12, 2013 - Industry News

Cummins Announces Two Key Engine Business Appointments

Cummins Inc. appointed two long-time Cummins Engine Business leaders to run key business operations within the Engine Business

Tags: Industry, Cummins, People, Engines

January 9, 2013 - Industry News

Transplace Promotes Frank McGuigan to Executive Vice President, Operations

Transplace, a provider of transportation management services and logistics technology, announced the promotion of Frank McGuigan to executive vice president, operations.

Tags: Industry, Transplace, 3PL, People

January 9, 2013 - Industry News

Great Dane Sales Management Team Realigned

Great Dane has announced a range of promotions and additions to its sales management team to better align with the company's strategic sales and customer service goals

Tags: Industry, People, Great Dane

January 3, 2013 - Industry News

Midwest Wheel Announces Employee Changes

Midwest Wheel recently announced a number of employee changes, including appointing Andy Barkley to branch manager, Sioux City; appointing Todd Scheitler to territory manager; and the retirement of Dave Reiff from his position as branch manager, Sioux City

Tags: Industry, People, Aftermarket

January 2, 2013 - Industry News

Eaton Names Dave Karnes Director, Roadranger Field Sales and Marketing North American Truck

Eaton named Dave Karnes as director - Roadranger Field Sales and Marketing North American Truck.

Eaton announced that Dave Karnes has been named director - Roadranger Field Sales and Marketing North American Truck. He will be reporting to Tim Sinden, president - North America Truck Operations, effective as of Jan. 1

Tags: Industry, People, Eaton

December 27, 2012 - Industry News

EPA Administrator Jackson to Leave Post

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson, who was at the helm of the agency for its first-every greenhouse gas/fuel efficiency regulations for commercial trucks, is stepping down

Tags: EPA, People

December 20, 2012 - Industry News

Navistar Names Dennis Mooney To Lead Integrated Product Development

Navistar International Corp. appointed Dennis Mooney as group vice president, Global Product Development. Mooney succeeds Ramin Younessi, who is leaving Navistar to pursue other opportunities

Tags: Industry, Navistar, People

December 19, 2012 - Industry News

Polar Names Jim Bach Director of Materials

Polar Tank Trailer, a producer of dry and liquid bulk tank trailers, has hired Jim Bach as director of materials.

Tags: Industry, Polar, People

December 18, 2012 - Industry News

Eaton Names Beering to Head Up Transmission Business

John Beering has been named Eaton's senior vice president and general manager, commercial vehicle transmission business.

Eaton Corp. named John Beering senior vice president and general manager, commercial vehicle transmission business, effective Jan. 1

Tags: Industry, Eaton, People

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