Carrier Corp, a business unit of United Technologies Corp, has appointed Mark Cywilko as president of Carrier Transicold effective April 1. Based in Syracuse NY, he will succeed Ted Amyuni, who was named president of Carrier's newly created Refrigeration business unit, of which Carrier Transicold is a part. Cywilko presently serves as vice-president and general manager — Global Truck Trailer.

John R Schaaf has been named senior vice-president of operations for Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America Inc (MFTA). He was formerly regional vice-president of the company's western region. Schaaf takes over for Robert E McDowell, who was recently promoted to president and chief executive officer of MFTA.

Mark A Skiles has joined TODCO as national accounts manager. He previously served in the purchasing department of Productive Concepts Inc and as a buyer and senior buyer in the purchasing department of Union City Body Co.

Duane Blakely has been promoted to national fleet accounts manager for Holland USA, a subsidiary of The Holland Group Inc. Since May 2004 he has been account manager — Governmental Sales and Airport Ground Support Equipment (GSE).

Consolidated Metco Inc (ConMet) has promoted Michael Hurley and Michael Harman to vice-president and Michael Miga to program development manager. Hurley spent the past three years as an account executive with ConMet in Kirkland WA. Harman served most recently as director of OEM sales at company headquarters in Portland OR. Miga previously was senior program manager.

Arrow Truck Sales Inc has hired Cory Relling as its director of international sales. Relling previously served as an international sales manager for Honeywell International, covering Eastern Europe, the Middle East, Russia, CIS nations, and the Pacific Rim.

International Truck and Engine Corp announced that G David Gerrard is the new president, chief executive officer, and dealer principal of the Chicago International Trucks dealership. With more than 20 years of experience in the commercial truck and school bus industries, Gerrard replaces Mark Johnson, who served as CEO for the past two years.

Al Cohn has joined Pressure Systems International (PSI) in the newly created position of director of new market development and engineering support. He comes to PSI after 28 years with The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co, where he established himself as a specialist in shaping industry protocol.

Maptuit has appointed Douglas K Frank senior vice-president of sales. He spent several years with MapQuest as the vice-president of national business-to-business sales.

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