Jun 1, 2005 12:00 PM
Joe Loughrey has been named president and chief operating officer of Cummins Inc. Succeeding him as president of the Engine Business will be Jim Kelly, who has served as vice-president and general manager of Cummins MidRange and Heavy Duty Engine Businesses. Rick Mills, who has led Cummins Filtration Business since 2000, will become president of the new Components Group. Rich Freeland, formerly vice-president and general manager — PowerCare and North American distribution, will become president — Worldwide Distribution Business, which combines Cummins International and North American distributors under one organization. Steve Chapman, who has served as president of the International Distributor Business, will become group vice-president — emerging markets and businesses. In addition, Tom Linebarger, president of Cummins Power Generation, and Jean Blackwell, chief financial officer, have been named executive vice-presidents and also will serve as members of the Executive Committee.
Michael von Mayenburg, the company's chief engineering officer for Freightliner LLC since 1990, will retire this summer. He will be succeeded by Elmar Boeckenhoff, who will become senior vice-president of engineering and technology and a member of the company's Executive Committee. Freightliner also named Jack Conlan senior vice-president of customer support, effective immediately. He had been serving as president of the Freightliner Custom Chassis Corp business unit since 1998.
ArvinMeritor Inc's Commercial Vehicle Aftermarket (CVA) business unit has announced a sales management reorganization. Jim Sharkey has been appointed to the newly created position of director of sales — North America. Other appointments are: Walt Sherbourne, regional manager, eastern United States and Canadian regions; John Sotiroff, regional manager, western US and Mexico regions; Mark Mercatante, manager of linehaul OEM sales; Paul Nyers, manager of specialty and trailer OEM sales; and Jim Vigliano maintains his position of senior manager — fleet sales. Tim Bauer, former OEM sales director for CVA, has been appointed operations project manager. Sharkey previously served as business unit director of trailer systems — North America. Sherbourne most recently served as director — field sales, North America; Sotiroff had been regional manager — western region for the CVA. Mercatante previously served as senior OEM account manager and joined the company when Euclid Industries was acquired by ArvinMeritor in 1999. Nyers most recently served as senior OEM account manager; Vigliano has been in the aftermarket parts industry for 50 years and joined the company in 1987.
James M Sicking has joined Phillips Industries as national accounts manager — OE service, a newly created position. He was most recently vice-president of sales and marketing for Workhorse Chassis.
Scopelitis, Garvin, Light & Hanson added attorneys Gregory A Ostendorf in its Indianapolis IN office and Phillip J Johnson in its Chicago IL office.
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