Mark T McLaughlin has been promoted to senior vice-president — human resources and administration at Mack Trucks Inc. He served most recently as vice-president — human resources and administration.

Bob Enright has been named president of Union City IN-based Autocar LLC. He previously spent four years as president of Western Star Trucks Inc.

Kenworth Truck Co has promoted Chris Braun to assistant general manager for operations. Braun will continue to be responsible for all Kenworth manufacturing facilities in Renton and Seattle WA, Chillicothe OH, and Ste Therese, Quebec, Canada. His background includes service as division controller for Kenworth.

Allison Transmission Division of General Motors has appointed Kenneth Michel chief information officer. Before joining Allison Transmission, Michel was information technology infrastructure and operations director for General Motors' Powertrain Group.

Environmental Support Solutions ( has announced that Paul J Hill, president and chief executive officer of Canada-based Hill Companies, has joined its board of directors.

Freightliner LLC has appointed Jeffrey Fisher general manager — corporate relations and communications. His most recent position was general manager — corporate communications for Mercedes-Benz USA, based in New Jersey.

Haldex Brake Systems has named Parker Hilands the new director of OEM sales for its North American sales and service organization. He has experience as both an OEM national sales manager and in product development for both truck and trailer OEM products and systems. Haldex also has appointed Steffen Pisoni the new technical product manager for actuator products within the company's Braking Controls Product Center in Europe. Pisoni was previously a design engineer with the firm.

TydenBrammall has named Koorosh Vafadari to direct international sales operations. Before joining TydenBrammall, he served nine years as director for KV International Inc.

Magline Inc has promoted Mike Kirby to managing director of the company's new subsidiary, Magline International LLC. Kirby was previously vice-president of marketing and international business development.

Safety Vision has named Sean Fitzgerald chief financial officer of Safety Vision LP. Formerly with the accounting firm Mann, Frankfort, Stein & Lipp, he has 17 years of accounting experience in both industry and public practice.

Delfour Corp has appointed Dale Castle director — product strategy and Stephen Farr manager — product development, EDI and documents. Castle joined Delfour from EXE Technologies Inc, where he was recently program manager — research and development architecture. Farr recently came to Delfour from Netron Inc, where he was vice-president — software delivery services.

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