Fleets

Transport International Pool (TIP) has named Chris Hines president of TIP North America's over-the-road business. Hines most recently served as a senior vice-president at TIP.

Michael McQuaid has been named account manager of AmtraLease/AmeriQuest Truck Rental, a truck rental and leasing subsidiary of TWL Corp. McQuaid will handle accounts for the territory reaching to Pittsburgh PA, Buffalo NY, and Cleveland OH. Corey Zieziula has been named account manager for Dodsworth Trucking, a TWL subsidiary.

National Truck Leasing System (NationaLease) has named Greg Mueller national account executive for its Western Region. Based in Irvine CA, Mueller has nearly 20 years of experience in account management and trucking logistics. NationaLease has named Michael G Williams national accounts executive for the Midwest Region, based in Chicago IL. Williams previously was a district manager for Penske Truck Leasing LLP in Franklin Park IL.

Matthew W Peterson, manager-national account lease sales for Naperville IL-based Mack Leasing System/Mack Trucks Inc, has been awarded the national designation of Certified Transportation Professional (CTP) by the National Private Truck Council (NPTC).

Ron Hughes, regional sales manager, has been promoted to regional vice-president and general manager of XTRA Lease's Southeast region based in Atlanta GA. Hughes has served as the Southeast regional sales manager since 1994. Scott Harold has been named branch manager at XTRA's Denver CO location. Harold formerly was leasing manager for Volvo Truck Leasing.

Ronald J Forest has been promoted to president and chief executive officer of Matson Intermodal System. Forest previously served as vice-president/area manager-Southern California.

Suppliers Eaton Corp has appointed Jeff Romig to the newly created post of general manager-Aftermarket Division. His most recent assignment was worldwide product planning manager for Eaton's Heavy Duty Transmission Division.

ExxonMobil Lubricants & Petroleum Specialties Co has announced its Commercial Vehicle Lubricants team. David A Parsons, a former Exxon Co USA veteran with more than 22 years of industry experience, leads the CVL team. Reporting to Parsons in the group are: Stacey L Trefts, national sales manager; Sam Hughes, national OEM and off-highway sales manager; Russ Green, marketing manager; Mauricio Jimenez, auto lubes sales manager-Mexico; Joe Angello, business analyst; and Sandra Khosrovi, pricing analyst.

Webasto Thermosystems has named Richard Cochran national account manager for its Truck Group. He will report directly to Greg Koziel, director of sales and marketing for Webasto. Before joining Webasto, he served as national sales manager for Lubriquip.

Sally M McCurdy has been named senior vice-president responsible for e-commerce strategy for Commercial Operations at The Associates. McCurdy joined The Associates in 1999 as senior vice-president of commercial technology.

Associations Thomas D Brown, president of Brown NationaLease of Des Moines IA, has been elected the 2000-2001 chairman of the Truck Renting and Leasing Association (TRALA).

Neil A Schilke, director of engineering and product planning for GM of Canada Ltd, has been nominated as president of the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) International for 2001.

Edward J Forman, president of Bloomfield CT-based Prophesy Transport Software Inc, was inducted into the Truckload Carriers Association Chairman's Club during the TCA's annual conference and exhibition in Orlando FL.

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