Perry Bahr has assumed duties as vice-president and general manager of Hendrickson Trailer Suspension Systems, succeeding Gary Gerstenslager, the newly appointed president and chief operating officer of Hendrickson. A 22-year veteran of Hendrickson, Bahr has been director of operations since 2002. Roger Hatten has been elevated to his former position of director of operations for the trailer division, and Dave Armold has been named Hatten's successor as plant manager of the Lebanon IN facility. Armold was promoted from the role of production manager at Lebanon.
Steven M Briggs has been promoted to president of R•O•M Corp. John R McAlister remains the firm's chief executive officer while transferring to Briggs the duties of president. Briggs joined the R•O•M management team in 2004 as vice-president of sales and marketing.
Karmak Inc has selected Greg Holcomb as its new director of customer services, and Brad Ambuel has succeeded him as manager of sales services. Ambuel has been with Karmak for nine years, most recently as an inside sales representative.