Freightliner LLC has named Rich Ferguson president of Freightliner Market Development. He replaces Bill Gordon, who is leaving the used truck business to work on a significant project for Freightliner.
Ryder System has appointed Mark. T. Jamieson exec. vp and CFO; Robert Brunn has been appointed vp of investor relations and public affairs.
YRC Regional Transportation has named Steven Gast president & CEO of New Penn Motor Express.
Ron Froese has been named director of truck OEM sales for the Holland USA division of the Holland Group.
Patrick Quinn, ATA chairman and president & co-chairman of U.S. Xpress, has been appointed to the Senate's National Surface Transporttion Policy and Revenue Study Commission.
David Pocock has been named vp-national sales for Ruan.
Takashi Yamashita has been named director & sr. managing corporate officer of Yokohama Rubber's Tire Group; Akihisa Takayama has been named managing corporate officer & gm of the Tire Production Div.
Federal Signal Corp. has named David McConnaughey president of its safety products group.
Russ Reinke has been named vp-manufacturing for Reinke Mfg.
Motor Wheel Commercial Vehicle System has appointed Jeffrey Geist director of business development.
New Century Transportation has named Rich Luhrs sr. vp-corporate development.
Edward Stone has been appointed CFO at Velocity Express Corp.
Transplace has hired Kevin Higgins as vp-international logistics.
Phillips Industries has promoted Mike Langan to general manager of the Electrical Harness Div.; Scott Berens has been named engineering manager at Phillips Industries.