Truck-trailer maker Wabash National Corp. has named five of its executives to the newly created post of senior vice president, reporting to the CEO. Arthur R. Brown was appointed senior vp—COO; Rodney P. Ehrlich, senior vp—product development; Lawrence J. Gross, senior vp—marketing; Mark R. Holden, senior vp—CFO; and Derek L. Nagle, senior vp. Nagle also continues as president of Wabash’s North American Trailer Centers retail and distribution subsidiary.

“Each of these executives combines exceptional talent, dedication and experience with the leadership qualities the company needs to profitably execute our business strategies,” noted Wabash acting CEO Richard E. Dessimoz. “The creation of this senior management position is part of a broader reorganization of functional responsibility designed to address the many challenges facing our company and our industry today.