Dec. 1, 2000
Philip Services Corp (PSC) has appointed Kevin Brindley vice-president and treasurer, effective immediately. He joins PSC from TMC Global Inc, where he

Philip Services Corp (PSC) has appointed Kevin Brindley vice-president and treasurer, effective immediately. He joins PSC from TMC Global Inc, where he was assistant treasurer-capital markets.

ArvinMeritor Inc has appointed Tom Gosnell senior vice-president and president-Commercial Vehicle Systems (CVS). He will replace Prakash Mulchandani, who is retiring effective Jan 1, 2001. Gosnell most recently was senior vice-president and president-Commercial Vehicle Aftermarket.

The Holland Group Inc has named Rodolfo Sanchez general manager of Holland International SA de CV. He will direct Holland's future developments in Mexico. Most recently, he was partner and director of the Kenworth truck dealership in Pueblo, Mexico.

John R "Bob" Meyers has been named chairman and chief executive officer of Wingfoot Commercial Tire Systems, a joint venture between The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co and Treadco Inc. Meyers has served as president of Treadco since 1995. Michael R Thomann, formerly marketing director of commercial tires for Goodyear North American Tire, will serve as president and chief operating officer for Wingfoot.

Mack Trucks Inc has named Arthur Schuller, Theodore "Ted" A Vick, and J Tom Brown managers-national accounts. Schuller most recently was general manager of a major truck manufacturer. Before joining Mack, Vick served as vice-president of sales and marketing with Jost International. Brown accepted a transfer to national accounts, having previously worked as district sales manager with Mack. The company has named Mark Albertson vice-president-vehicle development. Albertson most recently was executive director-vehicle engineering.

Viastar Services Corp has named Phyllis Scott controller. She previously served as manager of accounting.

Cummins Inc has announced that staffers Martha Brooks, vice-president and general manager-truck and bus engine business; and Christine Vujovich, vice-president-environmental policy and product strategy, were selected by Automotive News as leading women in the North American auto industry.

The Transportation and Engine Products business unit of Camfil Farr (formerly Farr Co) has hired John M Hancock as director of worldwide sales, transportation, and engine products. Robert J Bean has been promoted to national sales manager-transportation products. Hancock served most recently as manager of national OEM accounts with Fleetguard/Nelson. Bean has been with Camfil Farr since 1998.

Muncie Power Products Inc has appointed Terry Walker president and chief operating officer.

Ridewell Suspensions has named Justin Cravens as regional sales manager for the north central United States and Manitoba and Saskatchewan, Canada. He comes to Ridewell from Hutchens Industries, where he was a regional sales manager.

Transportation Technologies Industries Inc (TTI) has named these district sales managers for United States regions: Bill Gray for parts of the Southeast; Ken Sabbag for parts of the Northeast; Howard Groh for parts of the central United States; Mike Emrick for parts of the South; Larry Richard for parts of the Upper Midwest, Northwest, and central Canada; Curt Herman and Mike McMikle for parts of the Midwest; Steve Judge for parts of the US Great Lakes region; Daryl O'Brien for parts of Canada; and Jack Sullivan for parts of New England.

John Nelligan has been appointed general manager of sales in Canada for the Sterling and Western Star brands. Reporting to John Merrifield, senior vice-president of sales and marketing for Sterling and Western Star, Nelligan was most recently director of Canadian sales for Western Star.

Volvo Trucks North America Inc has appointed David Mayoras vice-president-industry relations, transport services, and powertrain development. Mayoras most recently was senior vice-president in charge of heavy-truck, bus, and coach sales for Detroit Diesel Corp.

Michael J Aherne has been named vice-president of sales and marketing at Consolidated Metco. Aherne had been plant manager at the Clackamas OR plant. Brice W Barker has been appointed vice-president of operations for ConMet facilities in Clackamas, Portland OR, and Monterrey, Mexico. Barker most recently was general manager of the Rivergate facility. C Wayne Duncan has been named vice-president of operations at the Monroe NC facility, responsible for ConMet's Monroe and Secrest Machining facilities; St Thomas, Ontario, Canada Distribution Center; and the Drum Machining operation in Etowah TN. Duncan had been plant manager at Monroe. Steve O Norman has been named vice-president of operations at the Bryson City NC facility, responsible for operations at both Bryson City and Cashiers NC facilities. Norman most recently was general manager of plastics for the Bryson City facility.

Truckload Management Inc (TMI) has appointed Mark A Cleveland executive vice-president of sales and marketing. He joins TMI from PNV Inc, where he served as vice-president of strategic business development and fleet sales.

Dynamic Mobile Data Systems Inc (DMD) has named Mike Vesey chief financial officer. Before joining DMD, Vesey, a certified public accountant, was director of financial management at BellSouth Wireless Data and vice-president of corporate planning and development at Mobilemedia Communications Inc.

Rema Tip Top/North America Inc has named Larry Kinyon OTR technical specialist. He spent the past 18 years with Patch Rubber Co, where he was manager-distributor sales, responsible for tire repair material sales in the Southeast United States.

Walther EMC has hired Ken Kelley as vice-president of engineering. Kelley was formerly employed as chief engineer of Webb Wheel Products and also as manager of engineering for the Spicer Trailer Axle Division of Dana Corp.

SupplyLinks Inc has expanded its sales team, adding Mitchel Syp in New York City NY, Cliff James in Boston MA, and Bill Cernok in Chicago IL. Syp previously was vice-president of sales for James served as regional sales manager for Consolidated Delivery & Logistics in Boston. Most recently, Cernok sold international trade logistics software for NextLinx.

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