• Thermo King Corp. named Erl Swierkowski president, Thermo King North America, and Randal Gast vp-Thermo King marketing and product management.

  • Mack Trucks has named Francois Dullaert senior vp-manufacturing. Dullaert succeeds Denis Leblond, who was named senior vp-powertrain.

  • Arrow Truck Sales has promoted George Papp to director of fleet sales and marketing.

  • Jim Layman has joined Hino Diesel Trucks as national fleet sales manager.

  • Walk About Computers has appointed David W. Grainger to the position of CEO and Leo Shpiz director or product management.

  • Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America named Tadashi Sotoike president.

  • Hyundai Translead announced the appointment of Dino DeCesari as national parts manager.

  • Nathaniel Bissell has joined TMI as vp-product planning.

  • Tom Glaser was named vp-transportation services at Celadon Group.

  • Wayne Chapman was named vp-client services for the transportation services division of USCO Logistics.

  • Landstar System has named Larry Thomas chief information officer.

  • Idle Aire Technologies Corp. announced the addition of Lana Batts, Batts & Associates, to the company's board of directors.

  • John D. Groendyke was elected chairman of the National Tank Truck Carriers.

  • The Specialized Carriers and Rigging Assn. has appointed Donald C. Russell, president and CEO of Sheedy Drayage Co., to chairman.