Chad Plank has been named president of Webb Wheel OEM, replacing Kent Finkbiner, who was named group president of Marmon Highway Technologies (MHT) Commercial Truck business.
Webb Wheel OEM is a member of MHT’s Brake and Wheel Ends business.
Plank will be responsible for building upon Webb’s presence in the North American wheel end market including the introduction of new and innovative products to meet the demands of commercial vehicle operators to reduce costs and increase productivity and safety, the company said. He has been with MHT for seven years, most recently as executive vice president – sales and marketing, Webb Wheel OEM. He also served as vice president operations at Webb Aftermarket.
“We are extremely pleased to have someone with Chad’s skills and background move into the leadership position at Webb,” said Jason Gerding, group president MHT Brake and Wheel Ends. “The company has an outstanding reputation in the industry, and we are confident that Chad and his team will build upon this solid foundation and continue to innovate and dominate the North American market.”
Finkbiner takes over to MHT Commercial Truck as group president,r esponsible for leading Fontaine Spray Suppression and Fontaine Modification Companies. During his tenure as p\President of Webb OEM, the business increased their trailer market share more than three-fold with comparable revenue growth, the company said.
Finkbiner has been with Marmon Highway Technologies’ Webb Wheel since 2003, joining MHT after previously working for Cummins in various roles in engineering, sales and marketing, and business management.