Hanson Logistics has named Jeffery Frazier vice-president/general manager of the company's new 14.5-million-cubic-foot Chicago Consolidation Center. He previously was vice-president/general manager of the firm's Logansport IN facility. Brian Roberts, operations manager at the Logansport facility since 2003, has been promoted to replace Frazier as vice-president/general manager of that facility.
TODCO has promoted Jay Sloan to customer service manager. With the company since 2002, he most recently served as customer service representative.
Scott Fulton recently assumed duties as director of product development and Matt Van Meter as director of product validation for Hendrickson Trailer Suspension Systems. A 14-year veteran of Hendrickson, Fulton most recently served as on-highway program manager in marketing. Promoted from the post of research and development manager, Van Meter is a nine-year Hendrickson employee. Curt Wagner has assumed duties as director of marketing for Hendrickson Auxiliary Axle Systems. He transitioned into his new role from the post of account manager representing all Hendrickson divisions to Volvo Trucks and Mack Trucks Inc.
Eric Mauss has been promoted to the newly created position of chief financial officer at Henningsen Cold Storage Co. A certified public accountant, Mauss has been with the firm for eight years, most recently as controller. Paul Henningsen has been promoted to vice-president-corporate development and engineering. He joined the company in 1987 and has held various positions. Greg Chavez has been promoted to warehouse superintendent at the firm's Portland OR Logistics Center. Chavez has been with the company two years and has more than 17 years in the grocery and logistics industry. Alan Schill has been appointed to the newly created position of administrative/customer service manager at the Portland Logistics Center. With more than 30 years of grocery and distribution experience, he joins Henningsen after serving 24 years with Safeway Stores.
ArvinMeritor's Commercial Vehicle Systems (CVS) business has appointed Amelia Quelas vice-president and general manager of the Trailers Group. Most recently, she was responsible for Freightliner's sales and marketing efforts in Mexico and Latin America.
Phillips Industries has hired Doug Noyes as general manager, Commercial Vehicle Products. Noyes, with more than 23 years of operations and design engineering experience, came to Phillips from Cannon Equipment, where he was responsible for operations, engineering, quality, maintenance, the warehouse, and all production activities.
Wolfgang Winzer has joined Webb Wheel Products as the new president of the company's Aftermarket Business Unit. He comes to Webb from Siemens VDO Automotive Corp, North America, where he most recently was vice-president and general manager of its Public Transport Telematics Business Unit.
HELP Inc, the public-private partnership that provides PrePass weigh station e-clearance service, elected these officers to two-year terms: Chairman — Joe Hill, Illinois Department of Transportation, Springfield IL; Vice-Chairman — Larry Davis, Ohio Trucking Association, Columbus OH; and Secretary/Treasurer — John Prather, Groendyke Transportation, El Dorado KS. Elected to one-year terms were these members at large: Mike Akridge, Florida DOT, Tallahassee FL; Rick Clasby, Utah DOT, Salt Lake City UT; Dan Frieden, Venture Logistics Inc, Indianapolis IN; Gary Okes, Estes Express, Richmond VA; and Steve Vaughn, California Highway Patrol, Sacramento CA.