Blackmer has appointed David Bohne product manager for the C-Series, System One, Abaque, and hand pump product lines. Bohne has been with Blackmer for 2.5 years serving as a pricing analyst.
Jack Boetefuer has been named president of Arsenault Associates. He joined the firm in 2004 as vice-president — sales and business development and was given the additional role of chief operating officer in 2005.
Safety Pumping Systems has named Ken Ciarlone, based out of Philadelphia PA, as eastern regional sales manager. He has more than 20 years of senior sales management experience in transportation. Michael Mazzeo, based in Lodi CA, has been appointed western regional sales manager. He has sales and sales management experience with transportation industry leaders and has been in the industry since 1981.
Paccar Leasing Co (PacLease) has named Dan Bothmann as its Service Manager of the Year. Bothmann, who is the service manager for Rush PacLease in Houston TX, is responsible for nearly 600 PacLease units. He has more than 13 years of fleet maintenance experience and previously was named the 2002 PacLease Western Region Service Manager of the Year.
Price Jones is Karmak's new regional manager covering Alabama, Mississippi, and Tennessee. He comes to the firm from Freightliner of Knoxville. Ron Kiser has joined Karmak as regional manager for Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina. He most recently was Northeast regional manager for International/Ford Blue Diamond Group. Louie Wilmot is Karmak's new regional manager covering Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, and Nebraska. He previously worked in sales and leasing for Wisconsin Kenworth.
Steve Muth has joined Penray as chief chemist. He has served with Stepan, Benetech, Bullen Midwest, Cognis, and Akzo-Nobel.