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People (September 01, 2001)

Thermo King Corporation welcomes Melisa Mohn as director, dealer development. Mohn will report to Randal Gast, Thermo King's vice-president. Her responsibilities will include providing strategic direc...






Thermo King Corporation welcomes Melisa Mohn as director, dealer development. Mohn will report to Randal Gast, Thermo King’s vice-president. Her responsibilities will include providing strategic direction for dealer development in North America as well as implementing and managing the dealer and customer incentive programs.

Snap-on Canada has appointed Ray Lavender as the new marketing communications manager for Snap-Tools of Canada Ltd., a newly created position. Lavender is moving from the Snap-on/Sun Equipment Division to oversee increased sales and marketing communications initiatives by Snap-on in Canada.

Michel Cote has been named terminal manager of the recently opened Day & Ross facility in Whitby. Cote will report to Day & Ross vice-president operations Ken Seeley for all terminal operations.

Kenworth Truck Company has named Rick Drollinger to the position of Kenworth customer service manager. Drollinger is responsible for working with Kenworth’s regional and district service managers and the Kenworth dealer network to facilitate customer satisfaction.

Bryan G. McMahon has been named vice-president sales of the Sameday Right-O-Way Division of the Day & Ross Transportation Group. In his new post, McMahon will be responsible to Sameday president Bob Brogan.

BorgWarner Cooling Systems has promoted Carl Roberts to the position of vice-president of engineering.

The Fastrax Transportation Division of the Day & Ross Transportation Group has named Glen E. Wallace as the general manager of the new Intermodal Services Division. Wallace will be reporting to Fastrax president Brian Murray.

The Fastrax Transportation Division of Day & Ross Transportation Group have named Ivan J. Landry operations manager for the new Intermodal Services. He will be reporting to Intermodal Services general manager Glen Wallace for daily operations. Prior to joining Fastrax Transportation he served with Canadian Pacific Railway for nine years, most recently as Vaughan’s terminal manager.

Volvo Trucks North America has announced the promotion of four company veterans in its marketing, sales and product planning organizations. Susan Alt has been promoted to vice-president of marketing. Keith Brandis has been promoted to lead the product planning initiatives for Volvo Trucks North America in the company’s global planning organization. Gene Parker has been promoted to vice-president of sales for the Southeast Region, and David Plaster has been promoted to vice-president of sales for the Northeast Region.

UPS chairman and CEO James P. Kelly announced his retirement, effective January 2002. During his tenure as chairman, UPS expanded aggressively beyond its core package delivery business to become a global supply chain management concerned with increasing capabilities in logistics, information technology and financial services. The UPS Board subsequently voted Michael L. Eskew, currently vice chairman as chairman elect. n


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