CHICAGO, Ill. — Navistar has announced several key upper management appointments, including the promotion of former Freightliner president and CEO Jim Hebe.
Hebe, who was president and dealer principal of Co-Van/Cascadia International in B.C., has been named senior vice-president, North American sales operations with Navistar. He replaces Dave LaPalomento, who moves on to a senior leadership position in the engine group.
Hebe will oversee Navistar’s North American sales, dealer operations and central sales administration, Navistar has announced.
Meanwhile, Bernardo Valenzuela has been promoted to the newly created position of vice-president, global operations. He will focus on global product development, sales, marketing, distribution, manufacturing, service and support. His goal will be to grow truck and parts sales to global markets outside the US, Navistar announced.
Carlos Currlin will take over at Valenzuela’s latest post as managing director, CMI, where he will focus on Navistar’s Mexico operations.
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