EVANSVILLE, IN – Atlas Van Lines announced a new president and chief operating officer (COO). The division of Atlas World Group named Joe Stackhouse to the role Tuesday.
Stackhouse comes to Atlas with a 30-year background in the telecommunications industry, including senior leadership positions with AT&T, Comcast Corporation, and Charter Communications. He most recently served as the president and COO of American Utility Management in Chicago.
LANGLEY, BC – The British Columbia Trucking Association (BCTA) will begin the new year with a new president and Chief Executive Officer.
The association announced Dave Earle will assume the role on Jan. 8, 2018.
In the role he will be responsible for the overall management and direction of the provincial association, as well as promoting its interests and the interests of members with governments, the business community, and the public.
FAYETTE, AL – Henry Bell has been named as the new general manager and president of Ox Bodies.
Owned by Truck Bodies and Equipment International, the designer, manufacturer, and installer of medium- and heavy-duty truck bodies, saw its former general manager Ray Salley, retire in August.
TORONTO, ON – Stephen Laskowski has officially been named president of the Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) as David Bradley prepares for his retirement at the end of 2017.
PORTLAND, OR – Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has named Roger Nielsen as president and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of DTNA and its affiliate companies Freightliner Trucks, Western Star Trucks, Thomas Built Buses, Freightliner Custom Chassis Cooperation, and Detroit Diesel Corporation effective April 1.
Nielsen will be succeeding Martin Daum, who as of March 1, became Member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG responsible for Daimler Trucks and Buses.
“Roger Nielsen brings a rock solid product, manufacturing and sales background to this position paired with a razor-sharp focus on technology, quality and customer service. He has an excellent track record as an influential leader in the industry,” said Daum. “Having worked closely with Roger for so many years, I am certain that DTNA, its people and all its brands are in the best hands.”
CHATTANOOGA, TN – Today, U.S. Xpress’ board of directors announced Eric Fuller has been appointed to the role of Chief Executive Officer (CEO), and named Lisa Quinn Pate as the company’s new president and chief administrative officer.
BANFF, Alta. — Greg Sokil of Sokil Express Lines stepped in as the new president of the Alberta Motor Transport Association following the annual general meeting in Banff, Alta.
WINNIPEG — New names were placed beside the elected officers of the Manitoba Trucking Association during the organization’s recent annual general meeting.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — An automotive industry veteran has been handed a key leadership role at Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake.
MONTAGUE, P.E.I — Shane Esson, the general manager of Moncton-based Keltic Transport, is the new chair of the Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association.
TORONTO — Kinedyne Canada announces the appointment of GM Larry Harrison to the newly created position of President.