Truck News


  • SAF-Holland names new president – Americas

    September 12, 2019 2:08PM by Truck News

    MUSKEGON, Mich. – SAF-Holland has named Kent Jones its new president – Americas. He replaces Steffen Schewerda, who has stepped down from the same role. Jones was previously vice-president of commercial vehicle steering systems and advanced driver assistance systems with

  • PIT Group names new leader

    May 30, 2019 2:39PM by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que. – Jan Michaelsen has been named the new leader of PIT Group, responsible for supporting the group’s direction and implementing a strategic development plan. He assumes his new role immediately, PIT announced. “I am very pleased that Jan

  • Titanium on hunt for new CFO

    March 13, 2019 8:06AM by Truck News

    BOLTON, Ont. – Kasia Malz has resigned from her role as chief financial officer of Titanium Transportation Group, to pursue an opportunity in another industry, the company announced. Her resignation is effective March 15, but she has agreed to help

  • Transcourt promotes Trianos

    October 19, 2018 10:38AM by Truck News

    OAKVILLE, Ont. – Transcourt Tank Leasing has named Michael Trianos its director of fleet services and procurement for the entire North American market. Previously, he was director of business development for Ontario and Manitoba. The company says he was promoted

  • Link Manufacturing CEO to retire

    September 21, 2017 10:11AM by Truck News

    SIOUX CENTER, Iowa – Long-time Link Manufacturing president and CEO Denny Michels has announced his retirement. He will be replaced by Jim Hus, the company announced. Michels is concluding a 30-year career at Link. Huls is currently executive vice-president and

  • Trailer Wizards names new director of maintenance

    May 23, 2017 6:46AM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Trailer Wizards has named Bryan Burningham its new director of maintenance. He assumed his new role May 15 and reports to Mark Irwin, vice-president of fleet. He will focus on supporting the service team and customers across

  • Ancra Canada names new central region sales manager

    March 17, 2017 1:52PM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Ancra Canada has named Lou Campoli its central region sales manager, covering Ontario, Manitoba and Saskatchewan. Campoli will represent Ancra’s cargo systems division products. He has more than 30 years of experience in the Canadian heavy-duty aftermarket

  • Nikola names CFO

    February 13, 2017 12:03PM by Truck News

    SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Nikola Motor Company has named Jonathan Spira its chief financial officer (CFO). Spira joins the company as it aims to bring its zero-emissions long-haul Class 8 truck to market and will be charged with initiating

  • BCTA names policy director

    February 7, 2017 1:36PM by Truck News

    LANGLEY, B.C. – The B.C. Trucking Association (BCTA) has named Cory Paterson its new director of policy. Paterson assumes the role Feb. 22. He’ll be responsible for advancing BCTA’s policy positions and the interests of members with governments, the business

  • HDA Truck Pride adds aftermarket expert

    January 19, 2017 10:37AM by Truck News

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – HDA Truck Pride has named Tom Kennedy to the position of vice-president, product management. He will focus on product category management and growth and product line expansion, the organization, North America’s largest independent provider of parts

  • Great Dane names new manufacturing v.p.

    June 3, 2016 9:49AM by Truck News

    SAVANNAH, Ga. — Great Dane has announced the hiring of Brian Sage as executive vice-president of manufacturing. Sage will work with Sam Gupta, executive vice-president of manufacturing for several months during a transition period, before taking over full responsibility for

  • GCR Tires & Service names new marketing executive

    March 29, 2016 6:04AM by Truck News

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Bridgestone Americas has named Jon Kimpel its new executive director of marketing for its GCR Tires & Service division. GCR operates a network of more than 200 tire and service companies in the US and Eastern Canada.

  • B.C. Trucking Safety Council names new executive director

    October 5, 2015 4:58PM by Truck News

    LANGLEY, B.C. — The Trucking Safety Council of B.C. has announced the appointment of Mark Donnelly as executive director. Donnelly spent the past 10 years in a variety of senior leadership roles in the B.C. Automobile Association, the organization announced.

  • Polaris names new CEO for global logistics division

    October 5, 2015 4:28PM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Polaris Transportation Group has named Jon Saunders CEO of Polaris Global Logistics (PGL). Saunders already served as vice-president, finance for the Group and now will fill dual roles. He joined Polaris earlier this year. Saunders will be

  • Tremcar names new Manitoba, Northern Ontario sales manager

    September 2, 2015 7:52AM by Truck News

    SAINT-JEAN-SUR-RICHELIEU, Que. — Tremcar has named Gilles Rondeau its new sales manager for Manitoba and Northern Ontario. Rondeau has worked in the trucking industry for more than 33 years, according to the company. He began as a mechanic and worked