Dana Corp's Commercial Vehicle Systems group has appointed Mike Schwanzl global director of business development-trailer products. His most recent position was plant manager of Dana's operation in Smyrna TN.
C Randy Porter has joined TODCO as a district sales representative responsible for servicing new and existing accounts in Ohio and parts of Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Michigan, and Kentucky. He previously was senior director of sales at Kidron Inc in Kidron OH. Blaise Sincavage has joined TODCO as a regional sales representative responsible for the New England states, New Jersey, western Pennsylvania, and western New York. He most recently was a sales representative for Leyman Mfg in Cincinnati OH for the past two years.
ArvinMeritor Inc has named Joe Mejaly vice-president and general manager of its Commercial Vehicle Aftermarket business, part of the company's Commercial Vehicle Systems (CVS) business group. He previously was director of customer support for CVS sales and marketing in Troy MI.
Kenworth Truck Co has named members of its 2005 Service Council: chairman, Jim Grant, Trebar Ken-worth Sales, Boise ID; Ric Cain, Inland Kenworth, Phoenix AZ; Frank Chiarizia, Inland Kenworth, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada; John Gibson, Truck Enterprises, Harrisonburg VA; Chris Harrison, Central Illinois Trucks, Normal IL; Jim Johnston, Kenworth of Tennessee, Chattanooga TN; Jody MacDonald, Tandet Kenworth, Kingston, Ontario, Canada; Rick Saner, MHC Ken-worth-Springfield, Springfield MO; and Kenworth Dealer Council representative John Sahling, Sahling Kenworth, Kearney, NE. Kemlite Co Inc has promoted Jorge Sandoval to regional manager for Mexico and Central America. Brayan Esquivel has joined the company as district sales manager to extend sales into Guadalajara. He has been selling Glasbord through the Mexican distributor Best Construction. Daniel Pedraza has also joined Kemlite as district sales manager for Monterrey with a background in technical and non-technical sales. Kemlite has added Chris Holland to its metal building and industrial sales team. Holland, who will be responsible for the Northeast and Great Lakes areas, comes to Kemlite after serving as as district sales manager for Resolite. Kemlite has named Jim Korkus national sales manager, replacing Terry Westerman, who was promoted to director of sales in summer 2004. Korkus has been with Kemlite for 20 years and will direct the North American field sales force.
Grote Industries has promoted Dominic Grote to vice-president of sales and marketing. Most recently, he was director of fleet/OEM sales.
American Made LLC has named Richard “Dick” Winkler regional sales manager for the Midwest region. He served most recently as an independent consultant for sales and marketing, as well as vice-president of sales for Qualcomm.
Pressure Systems International Inc (PSI) has promoted Michael Niemeyer to director of North American fleet sales. He has been with PSI since 1997 and previously was regional sales manager and North American expert sales manager.