• Kenworth Truck has named Dave Clarke general sales manager and John Sheldon used truck sales manager.

  • Freightliner Trucks has named Jim Looysen director, business class and vocational sales. Alex Bernasconi becomes general manager for the company's Western U.S. sales region.

  • Tony Chrestman has been promoted to president of RUAN Transport Corp.

  • Ben Yorks has joined National Seating as president/CEO.

  • The Caterpillar Truck Engine Div. appointed Steve Brown field operations manager and Gary Blood OEM sales manager.

  • Mario Longhi has been named president of Alcoa Wheel and Forged Products, a business unit of Alcoa Inc.

  • Webb Wheel Products has named Kenneth Dickson president of the company.

  • Randy Bolinger has been promoted to senior manager, public relations, Volvo Trucks North America.

  • Bill J. Buzbee has joined IdleAire Technologies as senior vp.

  • TMI has appointed Scott A. Johnson regional sales director for the southeastern U.S.

  • NTE has promoted Jim Matt to vp-sales and Carolyn Stoll to national account executive, Midwest.

  • Bob Enright has joined Union City Body as president.

  • ZF Industries has named Rick Manna sales manager responsible for AS-Tronic products.

  • Matt Ahearn has been appointed vp-finance for LeanLogistics.

  • Wabash National has announced the appointment of Richard E. Dessimoz as acting CEO.

  • Toyota Material Handling U.S.A. has announced several appointments: William Porento to vp-product development, training, parts & service; Jim McManus to vp-sales & marketing; Alan Cseresznyak to vp-planning, finance & information technology; Jack Sprouls to vp-administration; John Schmitt to national account and fleet manager; Terry Rains to parts sales and systems planning national manager; and Martin Boyd to internal combustion planning and applications manager.

  • Inland Kenworth in Fontana has been named Kenworth Customer Support Dealer of the Year.

  • Bostrom Seating has restructured its aftermarket field sales organization. Debra Moore has been named national sales manager, Fort Worth, TX; Sean Swafford to regional sales manager, Nashville; Marty McCarthy to regional sales manager, Columbus, OH; and MIke Nelson to regional sales manager, Denver.

  • PointServe has appointed Ronald F. Beck vp-sales.

  • Thomas Rasulo becomes vp-sales for Integrated Systems Research.