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Phillips Industries has promoted David Phillips to vice-president-new business development and added Dennis Damman as national fleet sales manager. Phillips has worked for the company for 16 years, most recently as general manager of the Commercial Vehicle Products Division. Damman joins the firm after a 20-year career in the commercial vehicle industry, most recently as vice-president of engineering and operations for Direct Chassis Inc.

Tony Truelove has been appointed marketing manager for Eaton Corp's North America Truck operations. Based in Galesburg MI, he reports to Tom Nellenbach, director of marketing and communications for Eaton's Vehicle Group. Truelove previously spent more than 20 years at General Motors, most recently as the marketing manager for Chevrolet's Silverado and Colorado pickup trucks.

Haldex AB has appointed Per-Erik Kronqvist as senior vice-president, research and development and member of Haldex Group management. Paul Bale, senior vice-president, business development and acting head of research and development, will leave Haldex on his own initiative. Kronqvist, who will assume his new position March 1, currently is vice-president, research and development, Europe and Brazil.

Pressure Systems International (PSI) has hired Jonathan Gravell as a sales and marketing specialist. He recently concluded an 18-week apprentice program learning all aspects of PSI's heavy-duty business. Before joining the company, he owned a residential home construction business.

Cummins Inc announced that Jennifer Rumsey has been named vice-president-engineering for heavy-, medium-, and light-duty products. She has led Cummins Heavy Duty Engineering since 2010, and from 2007 to 2009 she worked in Midrange Engineering as a technical project leader.

The Aftermarket Business Unit of Webb Wheel Products Inc has hired Vernon Pruitt to fill the new position of director of fleet business development. He joins Webb after spending more than two decades with Navistar International, most recently as director of sales for UpTime Parts.

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