Jul 1, 2012 12:00 PM
IDEX Corporation announced the promotion of Fenton Challgren to president of Chemical, Food, & Process (CFP), which includes three business units: Viking Pump; Wright Flow Technologies; and Richter Chemie, based in Kempen, Germany. Challgren has been with IDEX for six years, most recently as general manager of Viking Pump.
John O'Leary has been named chief financial officer of Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA). Previously senior vice-president of service and parts, he will continue to serve on the company's executive Operating Committee. He will succeed Juergen Kritschgau, who is retiring as CFO after 27 years of service to Daimler. Friedrich Baumann has been appointed to succeed O'Leary as senior vice-president-service and parts. Baumann returns to DTNA after a global assignment leading Daimler's Engine Holding organization.
Polar Tank Trailer has named Garrity Gerber marketing manager, and he will be based at company headquarters in Opole MN. With eight years of sales and marketing experience, he most recently served with St Cloud Window.
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