May 1, 2002 12:00 PM
IDEX Corp has named Michael Schneider president of Liquid Controls. Schneider succeeds Frederick G Wacker III, who is leaving the company for personal reasons. Schneider has held progressively responsible finance positions during his eight years with Liquid Controls and has prior experience at Ernst & Young.
Sterling Truck Corp and Western Star Trucks have named Nick Cole director of vocational sales. Cole most recently was a Sterling district sales manager, serving customers in Ohio and western Pennsylvania.
Goodyear Engineered Products has appointed Bob Herbolich as its general sales and marketing manager. He previously served as president of United States Office Products' office supplies division in Washington DC. Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co has named James C Whiteley vice-president for government compliance and product performance. Donald E Stanley has been appointed vice-president-product quality and plant technology. Whiteley's former position was vice-president for global product and process quality, and Stanley's was director of global process quality.
The Holland Group has named Woodrow “Woody” Weigandt vice-president-global marketing and product development. He previously served as president of the Holland Binkley Division. The group has appointed Jack Gisinger vice-president-engineering. He most recently was vice-president of engineering for the Holland Hitch Division. Zoran Tomic, new director-trailer suspension systems product management team, had been vice-president-engineering for the Holland Binkley Division. Robert Eldridge, now product marketing manager/fifthwheel product management team, was responsible for similar duties for Holland's Axle/Brake SBU. New appointees at Holland USA include new president Tim Hemingway, previously president of the Holland Hitch Division. Barbara DeBruyn, most recently acting general manager and vice-president/corporate controller of the Holland Neway Division, is now chief financial officer for Holland USA. Dale Dolezal, previously Holland Group vice-president and general manager for Holland Hitch facilities in New Jersey and South Carolina, has been named Holland USA's vice-president of operations. Tom Foster, now Holland USA's manufacturing director-coupling products, most recently was director of operations for the Holland Hitch Division. Rick Pfleging, manufacturing director-landing gear, mechanical suspension, and roll form products, previously was SBU director-suspensions for the Holland Neway Division. Rick Wagner, manufacturing director-suspension products, had served as manufacturing manager at the Holland Atlantic Hitch Division. Larry Nulf, distribution director, most recently was vice-president and general manager for the Holland Hitch Division in Wylie TX. Larry Pritts, director of supply chain planning, previously was materials manager at the Holland Atlantic Hitch Division. John Johnson, customer service manager, had served in that role for the Holland Neway Division.
Allison Transmission Division of General Motors has appointed James L Lanzon director of engineering. He previously was vice-president and director of engineering for New Venture Gear, formerly a joint venture company wholly owned by DaimlerChrysler and General Motors.
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