Richard Adams, vice president, automotive, The Timken Co., Birmingham, Mich., was elected chairman of the Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association (HDMA) board of governors and assumed office at the board’s November meeting. Adams served as the HDMA vice chairman in 2003.
Other HDMA 2004 officers are:
Vice chairman – William C. Diggory, vice president and general manager-aftermarket, Chicago Rawhide, Elgin, Ill.
Secretary – Dennis A. Kline, vice president sales-North America, commercial vehicle systems, ArvinMeritor Inc., Troy, Mich.
Robert F. Egan, vice president of aftermarket sales – the Americas, Federal-Mogul Corp., Detroit, Mich., continues on the board as immediate past chairman.
Timothy R. Kraus, director of sales and marketing of TRISEAL Corp., Hebron, Ill., and 2002 chairman becomes a member of the Advisory Council of Past Chairmen.