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Henry Popplewell, a longtime industry executive in transportation and wireless communications, has joined SkyBitz as senior vp of sales. Hankook Tire America Corp. has named Soo Il Lee president and chief operating officer. He replaces Greg Pae, who will now be in charge of business operations for North and South America. Kyle Quinn has been appointed vp and chief information officer responsible for

  • Henry Popplewell, a longtime industry executive in transportation and wireless communications, has joined SkyBitz as senior vp of sales.

  • Hankook Tire America Corp. has named Soo Il Lee president and chief operating officer. He replaces Greg Pae, who will now be in charge of business operations for North and South America.

  • Kyle Quinn has been appointed vp and chief information officer responsible for Paccar's global information technology division, the company announced.

  • Rudi Ludwig, a member of the board of directors, has taken over as CEO of SAF-Holland. Ludwig was previously chairman of SAF-Holland's management board from 2003 to January 2009.

  • MAC Trailer has hired Les Smith as general manager of the Salem, OH, manufacturing facility, responsible for day-to-day operations.

  • Navistar International Corp. appointed Steve Ostarello vp of the company's powertrain product development organization.

  • Jim Braun is the new CFO and John Grote the new vp of sales & marketing of Grote Industries.

  • Mary Shelton has been promoted to marketing analyst with Penray, responsible for product pricing and analysis.

  • Mack Trucks has appointed Curtis Dorwart vocational marketing product manager responsible for the commercialization of new and existing vocational products.

  • FleetNet America Inc. announced the hiring of Ric Nelson to the position of TMcare Fleet Manager. Nelson will be responsible for managing and growing FleetNet's Forklift Maintenance Management program.

  • Nebraska Transport Co. CEO Brent Holliday has been named to the SMC3 Board of Directors. His term will expire in 2011. Holliday joins the transportation industry association to serve out the term of Pete Martin, president of Lakeville Motor Express, who has retired.

  • NAFA Fleet Management's educational efforts, including seminars, books and professional certification programs, will be under the guidance of a new leader. Hanan Bedri joins the organization as associate director of education.

  • The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has appointed Benisse Lester, M.D., its chief medical officer. Lester joins FMCSA after serving as director of occupational medicine and safety for the Office of Health Affairs at the Dept. of Homeland Security.

  • Bill Dugan is stepping into a new role at NVC Logistics as vp-national accounts.

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