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Registration open for summer Heavy Duty Leadership course

Northwood University announces its registration is now open for its fifth annual Heavy Duty Leadership program, set for July 10-15, 2016, at Northwood's campus in Midland, Mich. Heavy Duty Leadership is open to any early- to mid-career management-track professional in the commercial vehicle aftermarket. The program’s curriculum is designed ...

Iasiello named general manager of Power Heavy Duty

At its annual member meeting during Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) 2016, Power Heavy Duty announced the appointment of Mark ...

A blueprint for your next hire?

Employee and technician recruitment remained center stage Monday at Service Opportunities Learning Days (SOLD) 2016 at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) in Las Vegas. Following Sunday’s ...

MacKay & Company adds consultant

Eric Zahrai has joined MacKay & Company as an independent consultant. Zahari is a global commercial vehicle industry executive with in-depth knowledge of the NAFTA and EMEA markets. He worked more than 25 years with Eaton Vehicle Group, and has held progressive leadership and expatriate roles in OEM and Aftermarket sales and marketing, business development, ...

27 companies participating in HDAW’s Merchandising 2.0

More than two dozen companies have committed to participating in the Merchandising 2.0 program at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) 2016 next week in Las Vegas. Merchandising 2.0 is a valuable opportunity for exhibiting suppliers to demonstrate to attending distributors the best way for their product to be displayed in their ...

Dietz named new leader at Horton

Horton Holding, Inc., has promoted Cordell Dietz to president and chief executive officer. Dietz had formerly served as chief operating officer for the Roseville, Minn.-based company and takes over for Geert Henk Touw, former president and CEO of Horton since 2010, who has retired from the organization. Dietz joined Horton in ...

Betts Company participating at family business succession panel

Leaders from Betts Company will take part in a panel discussion on family succession planning on Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016, at the Fresno State Institute for Family Business, part of the Craig School of Business. The presentation titled “Betts Company: Evolution through Six Generations – How a Family Business ...

Hutchens Industries adds sales manager

Hutchens Industries has added Jeff Gammage as regional sales manager to the western United States. According to the company, Gammage will travel throughout Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming and will be responsible for working with the OEM trailer manufacturers, aftermarket businesses and area fleets. “In my ...

Eaton names manufacturing VP

Eaton announces Stephen Noble has been named vice president, Manufacturing, Vehicle Group, reporting to Ken Davis, president, Vehicle Group, effective Jan. 1, 2016. Noble most recently served as vice president, Operations, for Eaton’s Hydraulics business in Istanbul, Turkey. He will be based in Galesburg, Mich. “Stephen’s success in key roles ...

Miller retires from Donaldson board

Donaldson Company announces Paul David Miller, Admiral, United States Navy (Retired), has retired from its Board of Directors. The announcement was made the company's Annual Meeting of Stockholders on Dec. 22, 2015. Admiral Miller, 73, was ineligible to stand for reelection to the Donaldson Board of Directors due to having ...