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Donaldson announces management changes

Donaldson Company announces Joseph E. Lehman, vice president, Global Operations, will retire on Aug. 1, 2015. "Joe has helped lead the transformation of our global manufacturing and distribution capabilities through his relentless focus on Continuous Improvement and outstanding Customer service," says Tod Carpenter, Donaldson president and CEO. "He is renowned for ...

Hart joins The Marx Group as co-CEO

Devin Hart has joined The Marx Group as the firm’s new president and co-CEO. In addition, Hart will become executive vice president of Marx Group Advisors. Tom ...

Kenny replaces Guiney at Yokohama

Tom Kenny, a 33-year tire industry veteran, has taken over for Dan Guiney as Yokohama Tire Corporation's (YTC) director of technical service. Guiney recently retired after 43 years in the tire business, the last 13 with Yokohama. “I’ve truly enjoyed my time working with everyone at Yokohama,” says Guiney. “But I do look forward to a ...

CVSN confirms speakers for upcoming Aftermarket Distribution Summit

President Dave Willis and the Board of Directors of the Commercial Vehicle Solutions Network (CVSN) have released the full speaker lineup for the 10th anniversary Aftermarket Distribution Summit, set for Sept. 12-16, 2016, at the Newport Marriott in Newport, R.I. The theme for this year's event is "Navigating Smoothly ...

Only two days left to nominate a Distributor of the Year

If you've been thinking about nominating an independent aftermarket distributor for our Distributor of the Year award but haven't gotten around to it, you're almost out of time. The open nomination period for the annual award will close tomorrow evening. As you know, all independent aftermarket distributors (sans 2014 winner ...

Keynote speaker announced for CVOC

The Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association (HDMA) the heavy-duty division of the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA), jointly with Randall-Reilly announced that Dr. Michio Kaku will serve as keynote speaker at the sixth annual Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference, to be held on Aug. 26-27, 2015, immediately preceding the opening of ...

Managing a multi-generational workforce

Owning and operating a business today requires managing a wide selection of personalities. And while some personality traits are incredibly unique, other traits — specifically generational traits — are commonly shared. Today’s workforce in particular includes four distinct generations, and each views their work and their career differently, says ...

CVSN opens registration for milestone Summit

The Commercial Vehicle Solutions Network (CVSN) has opened registration for its 10th annual Aftermarket Distribution Summit, which will be held Sept. 12-16, 2015, at the Newport Marriott in Newport, R.I. "This year's Summit, with the theme 'Navigating Smoothly in a Sea of Uncertaint' will again feature critical education in best ...

Buyers Products names new COO

Buyers Products has appointed Brian T. Smith as its chief operating officer. Smith will lead Buyers’ enterprise leadership initiatives, focusing on key areas, including supply, financial performance and attracting and developing talent, the company says. According to Buyers Products, Smith develops and delivers the company’s mission and strategies to the ...

ReMaTec names remanufacturer of the year

ReMaTecNews has named Søren Toft- Jensen, founder and owner of Denmark-based Borg Automotive, Europe’s largest independent remanufacturing company, as its 2015 Remanufacturer of the Year. Søren Toft-Jensen receives the award for outstanding entrepreneurship the field of remanufacturing over close to 40 years, during which he has transformed a modest electrical ...

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