Going Places

Sept. 1, 2001
Kenworth Truck has named Dave Clarke general sales manager and John Sheldon used truck sales manager. Freightliner Trucks has named Jim Looysen director, business class and vocational sales. Alex Bernasconi becomes general manager for the company's Western U.S. sales region. Tony Chrestman has been promoted to president of RUAN Transport Corp. Ben Yorks has joined National Seating as president/CEO.
  • Kenworth Truck has named Dave Clarke general sales manager and John Sheldon used truck sales manager.

  • Freightliner Trucks has named Jim Looysen director, business class and vocational sales. Alex Bernasconi becomes general manager for the company's Western U.S. sales region.

  • Tony Chrestman has been promoted to president of RUAN Transport Corp.

  • Ben Yorks has joined National Seating as president/CEO.

  • The Caterpillar Truck Engine Div. appointed Steve Brown field operations manager and Gary Blood OEM sales manager.

  • Mario Longhi has been named president of Alcoa Wheel and Forged Products, a business unit of Alcoa Inc.

  • Webb Wheel Products has named Kenneth Dickson president of the company.

  • Randy Bolinger has been promoted to senior manager, public relations, Volvo Trucks North America.

  • Bill J. Buzbee has joined IdleAire Technologies as senior vp.

  • TMI has appointed Scott A. Johnson regional sales director for the southeastern U.S.

  • NTE has promoted Jim Matt to vp-sales and Carolyn Stoll to national account executive, Midwest.

  • Bob Enright has joined Union City Body as president.

  • ZF Industries has named Rick Manna sales manager responsible for AS-Tronic products.

  • Matt Ahearn has been appointed vp-finance for LeanLogistics.

  • Wabash National has announced the appointment of Richard E. Dessimoz as acting CEO.

  • Toyota Material Handling U.S.A. has announced several appointments: William Porento to vp-product development, training, parts & service; Jim McManus to vp-sales & marketing; Alan Cseresznyak to vp-planning, finance & information technology; Jack Sprouls to vp-administration; John Schmitt to national account and fleet manager; Terry Rains to parts sales and systems planning national manager; and Martin Boyd to internal combustion planning and applications manager.

  • Inland Kenworth in Fontana has been named Kenworth Customer Support Dealer of the Year.

  • Bostrom Seating has restructured its aftermarket field sales organization. Debra Moore has been named national sales manager, Fort Worth, TX; Sean Swafford to regional sales manager, Nashville; Marty McCarthy to regional sales manager, Columbus, OH; and MIke Nelson to regional sales manager, Denver.

  • PointServe has appointed Ronald F. Beck vp-sales.

  • Thomas Rasulo becomes vp-sales for Integrated Systems Research.

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