The Strick Group announced that Jonathan Karel has joined as the new regional sales manager for the upper Midwest. He previously served with SAF-Holland USA Inc for about 10 years and was most recently business development manager for Holland's liftgate markets.
Polar Tank Trailer has named John Koll director of product management, a new department created to improve the company's line of tank trailers and develop new products. To replace him, the company has hired Don Olson as western regional sales manager. Olson is responsible for new equipment sales in Alaska, Hawaii, California, Nevada, Arizona, and Utah, and for used-equipment sales in those states as well as New Mexico and Colorado. He comes to Polar from Beall Corporation, where he was vice-president of sales in Southern California from 2002 to 2012.