Suppliers *. Norm Boisvert has been named vp and general manager of Spicer Heavy Axle & Brake Div, responsible for North American operations. William W. Hoenes was appointed vp, Dana Heavy Axle & Brake, responsible for Dana's worldwide Heavy Axle and Brake operations.

*. George A. Abernathy III has been appointed director and general manager of the Motor Carrier Div. of The SABRE Group.

*. Kysor Westran, a division of Schwitzer Group, has appointed Gene Olson director of sales and marketing.

*. Chris Brandt has joined Freightliner Trucks division as public relations manager.

*. Alcoa Wheel Products International has named Charles A. Turner manager, product engineering and development; Matt Finn senior staff product engineer; Laurie M. Simpson staff product engineer; and Cynthia Holland-Tucker senior product engineer.

*. Mack Trucks has named three new regional sales officers: Dennis G. McDaniel to vp-southeast region; Michael D. McNally to vp-northeast region; and Jeffrey L. Yelles to vp-central region.

*. Allen L. Powers, senior vp, safety, risk management, and driver development for Graebel Companies, is American Trucking Assns.'s 1998 Safety Director of the Year.

*. Peter Roy has joined PACCAR Leasing as national accounts sales manager in Canada.

*. John Marquette is named fleet sales national account manager for Holland Hitch Co.

*. Kevin J. Murphy is the new heavy-duty product line manager for Exxon Co. USA.

*. Mace Montgomery has joined M.S. Logistics Services as manager of business development. Pam Rubenstein is named marketing manager.

Fleets *. John E. Wren, chairman and CEO of Lakeville Motor Express, was elected chairman of the American Trucking Assns.

*. Joe Brannen has been promoted to vp of TMC Transportation's external customer team.

*. CFI has named Robert Angstadt regional sales manager for the southern California region.