• Jon Bellissimo is named director of global technology for Goodyear's Commercial Tire Systems.

  • Eaton Corp. announced the following appointments in its Truck Components Aftermarket business unit: Jeffrey Barylak, Vorad global marketing manager; David Plaster, global Aftermarket marketing manager; Matthew Sturdy, Aftermarket NAFTA sales manager; and Sergio Sanchez, marketing and business development manager, Mobile Diagnostic Tools and Solutions.

  • Peter Karlsten, president and CEO of Volvo Trucks North America, will serve as executive chair of the 2005 SAE Commercial Vehicle Engineering Congress & Exhibition.

  • Stephen Luc is appointed managing director, Worldwide Trailer Products for ArvinMeritor.

  • Javier Loyola is appointed manager of strategic marketing, trailer products, for Dana Corp.'s Commercial Vehicle Systems group.

  • Douglas Stotlar has been appointed executive vice president and chief operating officer of Con-Way Transportation Services. He succeeds Gerald Detter, who is retiring. Michael Young is named director of operations for Con-Way Truckload.

  • Schneider National has named Jack Gross vp and general manager, International; Brian Bowers, sr. vp, Global business Development; and Bill Matheson vp and general manager, Intermodal Services. David Vander Ploeg has been named CFO.

  • Performance Friction has promoted David Mohr to vp- technical and OE sales.

  • Freightliner has appointed Bob Pacillas manager of its Cleveland, NC, truck plant.

  • Ken Kelly is appointed wheel end product manager for Consolidated Metco (ConMet).