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GenNext to hold reception before HDA Truck Pride annual meeting

GenNext HD, a new mentoring and recruiting program for the heavy-duty aftermarket, will hold its first official in-person reception from 5-6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge in Phoenix before the opening reception at the HDA Truck Pride Annual Business Meeting. All HDA ...

Karmak names McCloud director of marketing

Karmak introduces Lisa McCloud as its director of marketing. Since joining the Karmak team in May, Lisa has been charged with leading marketing efforts focused on our goal of providing exceptional value and being a useful source of information for our customers, the company says. With the help of ...

Denu to lead Hogebuilt

Hogebuilt has appointed Kyle Denu to company president. Denu  joined the company in October 2012 as the vice president of sales and marketing. Over the past 16 months, Denu has been preparing Hogebuilt to operate as a stand-alone business unit under Fontaine Spray Suppression, a division of Marmon Highway Technologies, the company says.  

Fontaine Parts announcing staffing change

Fontaine Parts Connection has named Craig Chicks as sales and marketing manager. Fontaine says Chicks will be responsible for all sales and marketing efforts of the company, as well as Customer Care. Craig Chicks comes to Fontaine Parts Connection from Jost, where he served as regional manager since 2011. He ...

IPD expands sales management team

IPD has added Jorge Lucero and Charlie Kramer to its sales management team. Lucero will be based in IPD's California headquarters, and will be helping in the expansion of sales and growth of accounts in the Latin America Region. Kramer will be based in Minneapolis, and will be responsible for sales and business development ...

Organizers declare HD Aftermarket Dialogue a success

The second-annual Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue (HDAD) conference, co-presented by the Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association (HDMA) and MacKay & Company, was held on Monday, January 27, 2014 at The Mirage in Las Vegas. The event proved to be a rousing success, providing executives and thought leaders in the industry with ...

TMC early-bird rates end Feb. 10

If you’re planning to attend the 2013 Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) annual meeting TMC next month in downtown Nashville, I’d recommend signing up as quickly as you can. TMC early-bird registration rates end on Monday, Feb. 10, 2014. Registering for this year’s convention before that date will save ...

Eaton names vice president, finance

Eaton announces Aditya “A.D.” Naik has been named vice president, Finance, Vehicle Group, reporting to Ken Davis, president, Vehicle Group, effective Jan. 27. Naik most recently served as vice president, finance, for Precision Castparts Corporation’s Wyman-Gordon Aerospace/Turbine Group, where he was responsible for financial controls, planning, analysis and business ...

Heavy Duty Leadership class scheduled for 2014

The University of the Aftermarket’s comprehensive leadership development program, Heavy Duty Leadership, will be offered again in 2014. The next class will be held August 3-8, 2014, on Northwood University’s campus in Midland, Mich. According to the University, Heavy Duty Leadership is designed to foster the development of the ...

Minimizer sponsoring industry GenNext program

Minimizer will sponsor a support and mentor program for next generation trucking industry leaders. Steve Hansen, Minimizer National Accounts Manager, will head the organization in which veteran industry professionals cultivate talent and leadership amongst younger industry managers, the so-called next generation. “Minimizer is proud to sponsor this new catalyst for young industry ...