Evansville, IN-based truck component supplier Accuride Corp. has appointed Ben Laaper to be its new vp of global sourcing, responsible for procurement and logistics for all Accuride business units and their individual facilities. Previously, Laaper served as the company’s director of materials and purchasing.

Laaper has more than 30 years of procurement and sourcing experience and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in marketing from The Hague College in the Netherlands.