Truck lighting and mirror maker Peterson Manufacturing has appointed two new vice presidents and named three executives to manage sales and engineering operations.
Steve Hickerson is the company’s new vpP-finance, taking over from CFO & vp-finance Nick Auer, who is retiring after 26 years with Peterson. Hickerson is a CPA who worked for Ernst & Young in various executive positions before joining Peterson in 1993.
Formerly the company’s director of corporate human resources, Brian McMahon has been promoted to corporate vp-human resources. He joined Peterson in 2008 after a long career with Harley-Davidson Motor Co., and will now be responsible for human resources at all 12 Peterson subsidiary companies.
Other new executive appointments at Peterson include Allyn Leake as manager of heavy duty sales, Ryan Eichhorn, now manager of OEM sales, and Kevin Cornelius, the new engineering manager for Peterson’s Maxi-Seal Harness Systems Division.