Going Places: David Tarrant of Navistar heads Workhorse Custom Chassis

April 1, 2009
Navistar International Corp. has elected long-time Navistar and Ford executive David Tarrant to be CEO for Workhorse Custom Chassis in addition to his present duties as vp and gm, Light Duty Vehicles and Joint Ventures for Navistar. R. Scott Rogers has been named chief marketing officer for Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.'s North American Tire consumer business. Eaton Corp. announced that Eric Zahrai has
  • Navistar International Corp. has elected long-time Navistar and Ford executive David Tarrant to be CEO for Workhorse Custom Chassis in addition to his present duties as vp and gm, Light Duty Vehicles and Joint Ventures for Navistar.

  • R. Scott Rogers has been named chief marketing officer for Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.'s North American Tire consumer business.

  • Eaton Corp. announced that Eric Zahrai has been named manager for Aftertreatment Marketing and Strategic Partners for its Truck Group.

  • Isuzu Commercial Truck of America has appointed Kazuya “Ike” Igeta president after Makoto “Mak” Kawahara announced he will return to Japan to assume the role of assistant director responsible for global business planning for parent firm Isuzu Motors Limited.

  • Kimberly Theken, a 13-year trucking industry veteran, has been named implementation manager at Tenstreet LLC.

  • Dr. Reiner Beutel has been named CEO of SAF-Holland Group GmbH, replacing Rudi Ludwig, who has retired from day-to-day operations.

  • SkyBitz has appointed Ray Kuntz, former American Trucking Assns. (ATA) chairman and current CEO of Watkins Shepherd Trucking, to its board of directors.

  • Ken Torok is the new president of United Parcel Service's global freight forwarding operations.

  • Pitts Enterprises has named William “Bill” Breeden, a 44-year trucking industry veteran, as plant manager of the company's Dorsey Trailers manufacturing facility.

  • Transportation industry veteran Gene Scoggins has been named president of NationaLease.

  • AMBEST has promoted Tom Boutwell to vp of purchasing. Also, Tommy Davis has been named vp of service centers.

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