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People (June 01, 2002)

Mack Trucks has made several personnel changes within its Canadian operations, including appointing a new regional vice-president, Canada. John McQuade will take over the role, overseeing Mack Canada ...


Mack Trucks has made several personnel changes within its Canadian operations, including appointing a new regional vice-president, Canada. John McQuade will take over the role, overseeing Mack Canada in place of his predecessor Frank Meehan, who has been promoted to Mack senior vice-president, international. McQuade will direct operations from Mack’s Toronto offices, while Meehan is being transferred to Allentown, Pa. In another personnel shuffle, Greig Howlett has been appointed to the position of director of sales with Mack Canada. Howlett is responsible for Class 8, medium-duty and used trucks, as well as leasing.

Brent Robb has been named manager of product and customer support, and is now in charge of bringing the next generation of support to ArvinMeritor’s heavy-duty truck customers. Robb will be one of the primary leaders of a new team offering live responses to dealers and fleet representatives calling ArvinMeritor with warranty and repair issues concerning Drive Train Plus components.

Hendrickson International Trailer Suspension Systems has added Kimm L. Carr to its engineering staff as manager of product development. Lindsay Rice has been appointed as graphic designer for Hendrickson International. She is based at the trailer division communications department in Canton, Ohio.

Shawn Browne has been named Day & Ross Toronto terminal manager. He will be responsible for the day to day operations of the facility. Don McConnell has taken over as the company’s Ontario regional operations manager and will be responsible for all Ontario terminals as well as the Montreal terminal. Dean Bertram has been named regional sales manager Western Canada for the Sameday Right-O-Way Division. Tony Reid has been named director of capacity management and will be responsible for developing and managing truckload capacity and logistics.

Allison Transmission has announced the appointment of James Lanzon as director of engineering. Lanzon began his career with General Motors in 1968 and has since held a range of positions.

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems has announced the appointment of Robert Oswald as chairman and chief executive officer, and Joseph McAleese as president for the parent company Knorr Bremse AG as part of Knorr’s new operating structure in North America. Both appointments are new positions within the Bendix organization, which Knorr assumed control of from Honeywell International Inc. in January.

Vitran Corp. announces the appointment of Rick Gaetz to president and chief executive officer of the company. Gaetz succeeds Richard McGraw.


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