Accuride Corp's board of directors has appointed Terrence “Terry” Keating president and chief executive officer and elected him to the board of directors. He previously was senior vice-president and general manager of Accuride's Wheel Division.
Wabash National Corp announced that William Greubel has been appointed president and chief executive officer of the Wabash IN trailer manufacturing company. Greubel joins Wabash from Accuride Corp, where he had served as a director and CEO since January 1998 and president between 1994 and 1998. Jerry Ehrlich, former Wabash president and CEO, has resigned from the company's board of directors.
ArvinMeritor Inc has appointed Harry Howard vice-president and general manager of the company's Commercial Vehicle Aftermarket (CVA) business group. He will work at CVA headquarters in Florence KY. Formerly, Howard was director of marketing for Pioneer-Standard Electronics.
Navistar International Corp has elected Daniel C Ustian president and chief operating officer and a director, and Robert C Lannert has been elected vice-chairman of the board of directors. Lannert continues as chief financial officer, and John R Horne continues as chairman and chief executive officer. Succeeding Ustian as president of the company's engine group is Richard J Fotsch, who joins the company from Briggs & Stratton Corp, where he had been senior vice-president — power products group. At International Truck and Engine Corp, Navistar's operating company, Ustian was elected president of the engine group in July 1999.
Eaton Corp has appointed Richard H Fearon executive vice-president and chief financial and planning officer. He joined Eaton from Willow Place Partners, a Menlo Park CA-based corporate advisory firm that he founded in 2001.
Sterling Truck Corp and Western Star Trucks have named Nick Cole director of vocational sales. Cole most recently was a Sterling district sales manager, serving customers in Ohio and western Pennsylvania.
Transportation Technologies Industries Inc (TTI) has appointed four senior account managers. Peter Oldis will coordinate activities for Volvo/Mack companies, and John Schneider will handle Freightliner LLC and its subsidiaries. Lee Swafford has been named manager for the Paccar organization and its subsidiaries Peterbilt and Kenworth. Todd Kassel is responsible for International, as well as account management for all TTI business units except Gunite and Fabco.
Paul D Levering has been named vice-president — technical services for Webb Wheel Products Inc. He served most recently as vice-president — sales and marketing. William E Walther has joined the company as vice-president — business development. Walther has held executive sales, marketing, and business development positions with ArvinMeritor, Volvo GM Heavy Truck Corp, and Eaton Corp.