Who’s in the news: Our weekly trucking employment report

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The following employment announcements were made in the trucking industry the week of Nov. 14, 2022: 

  • Dobbs Truck Group promoted Will Carlisle to executive vice president - South.
  • RealTruck appointed Carl-Martin Lindahl as CEO.
  • Fontaine Spray Suppression added Ross Hill as Canadian sales manager. 
  • Nikola has named Bruce Kurtt senior vice president, sales and commercial operations.
  • Daimler Truck AG announced Joanna Buttler is the new head of the Global Autonomous Technology Group. 
  • Stanadyne named Jeff Blake managing director of the PurePower Technologies unit. 
  • Heavy Duty Manufacturing Owner and President Sam Walker has died. He was 70. Walker's family will hold a private ceremony at his farm to honor Sam. A celebration of life will be held Dec.  4, 2022 at the Country Club of Roswell in Roswell, Ga., at 2 p.m. For more information, please check out The family requests any donations in Sam’s name be made to the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation (http://www.curethekids.org/donate/ ) an organization he truly believed in. 
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