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People (November 01, 2000)

John Nelligan has been appointed Canada's general manager, sales for the Sterling and Western Star truck brands. Nelligan was most recently the director of Canadian sales for Western Star.Mack Trucks...

John Nelligan has been appointed Canada’s general manager, sales for the Sterling and Western Star truck brands. Nelligan was most recently the director of Canadian sales for Western Star.

Mack Trucks has promoted Mark T. McLaughlin to vice-president of the year-old Mack Institute, which is devoted to company training and development. McLaughlin joined Mack in 1997 as director, Total Quality Management, and has served since 1999 as executive director, human resource development/ Mack Institute.

Ed Marshall, a commercial transport inspector for the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia, outscored all other Canadian competitors during the North American Inspectors Champion-ship.The event, held in New Orleans, La. from Aug. 9 to 12, was won by David Abeita of the New Mexico Motor Transportation Division.

Ian B. MacKenzie has been promoted to the position of regional sales manager, Maritime Region, for the Sameday Right-O-way Division of the Day and Ross Transportation Group.

John Martin has retired as executive vice-president of Bison Transport after leading the company in various capacities over the last 10 years. The company had 18 tractors when he began, and now has more than 500. He will be honored at a retirement social on Nov. 10.

ArvinMeritor has named Richard Decaire the Canadian regional manager for the company’s Commercial Vehicle Systems business. He joins ArvinMeritor from Heavy Duty Manufacturing, where he was Canadian sales manager. He is based in Mississauga, Ont.

Ron Lennox recently joined the Ottawa office of the Canadian Trucking Alliance as vice-president, regulatory affairs. Lennox came to CTA from Transport Canada, where he held the position of senior advisor in the motor carrier branch for the past four years.

Larry Woolsey has been named operations manager at Hamilton Western Star, bringing with him 32 years experience as an owner/operator and in sales and management.

CamVec Corporation, parent company of AMJ Campbell Van Lines, recently announced the appointment of Wayne M. E. McLeod as chairman of the board and the appointment of Bruce D. Bowser as president and chief executive officer. Arthur W. Walker, who served as chairman and chief executive officer of CamVec since its inception in 1992, has retired

Hendrickson International, a supplier of heavy-duty truck and trailer suspension systems and components, has named two of its executives to new positions. Keith Stephenson is named president, truck suspension systems and global business development, replacing Guy Cassidy. Mike Walter has been named general manager, truck suspension systems. Reporting to Stephenson, Walter will have responsibility for the management of facilities throughout North America.n

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