Steve Williams, chairman & CEO of Maverick USA, has been appointed chairman of the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI), replacing Doug Duncan, president & CEO of FedEx Freight. ATRI is the research arm of the American Trucking Assns., whose board of directors named G. Tommy Hodges chairman. Hodges is chairman of Tennessee-based Titan Transfer Inc.
Fred Diaz Jr. is the president and lead sales executive for the new Dodge Ram Brand and Olivier Francois is the new Chrysler Brand president & CEO as the Chrysler Group reorganizes.
SAF-Holland has named Dan Miller vp of the Americas, Pacific and Asia Aftermarket Business Units.
Veteran General Electric executive John “Jack” D. Fish has been appointed senior vp of global operations for the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.
Greg Hoover has been named the new chief executive officer for Bekins Van Lines.
Menlo Worldwide Logistics, the global logistics subsidiary of Con-way Inc., has made a number of appointments to its management team in Europe. Arthur van Gerven has been named to the position of senior director, business development and key account manager. Andre de Jong and Bas Schoone were named general managers in Eersel, The Netherlands, and Rotterdam, Amsterdam, respectively.
Aljex Software has named Kenny Nova to the position of vp-corporate development.
Conor Proud has joined The Sokolis Group as an account manager.
AmeriQuest Transportation Services has appointed Jack Summerville vp-carrier services.