has appointed Lenny Pusdesris to the new position of vice president-truck engineering. Pusdesris will lead an engineering team and report to Tom Keilty, senior vice president & COO.
“We are excited to have Lenny on board,” said Keilty. “He has more than 20 years of experience in the vehicle upfit market, and he is a natural fit for our organization as we continue to enhance our truck capabilities in order to serve the needs of our clients.”
Pusdesris started his career with Roush as a race car and prototype mechanic and fabricator, and steadily grew through the organization to the level of director of operations for engineering services and prototype production supporting Ford Motor Co.’s truck group.
He worked with Ford on the prototyping and launch of the F-650/F-750 truck line, as well as Super Duty, Econoline and F Series platforms, implemented several growth strategies and launched an upfit facility to assemble the Dodge Ram Hemi Sport, Rumble Bee and Daytona programs.
Pusdesris was most recently national sales manager at Steelweld. He is a member of National Truck Equipment Assn., National Assn. of Fleet Administrators, National Petroleum Management Assn., Green Truck Assn. and the American Gas Assn.