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Detroit Diesel Corp (DDC) has appointed John Galbraith chief quality officer and Glenn Lysinger to the newly created position of chief compliance officer. Galbraith joined DDC in May 2004 as director of warranty improvement. Lysinger most recently served as chief quality officer.

Consolidated Metco Inc (ConMet) has appointed Michael Aherne vice-president of operations. He returns to ConMet after spending the past three years as managing director of ASF-Keystone Europe.

Pete Robison has been named director of marketing for The Louis Berkman Winter Products Co (Meyer Products, Diamond, and Swenson). A marketing professional with 22-plus years of experience, he has spent most of his career with leading advertising agencies.

Richard Frisbie has joined Karmak as a regional manager for the western territory, overseeing Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, and Oregon. He comes to Karmak from West Coast HD Truck Dealership, where he worked in sales development.

Accuride Corp has realigned its sales force. Leading the Truck OEM area is John Schneider, who was recently named vice-president of truck OEM sales. He was previously with TTI as regional director of sales. Tony Pape has joined Accuride ass vice-president of aftermarket and export sales after serving in marketing and sales capacities at ArvinMeritor. Brad Rolfe will lead the industrial sales and marketing segment at Accuride and will serve as general manager-industrial sales and marketing. He previously served in a similar role for Brillion Iron Works Inc. Oscar Rodriguez will direct Accuride's Mexican sales, while trailer, military, and RV sales will be led by Mike Brown. Greg Nelson will serve as director of Northville OEM sales.

Bobby Greene is the new sales manager for Thermo King's District 9, covering Colorado, Louisiana, and Texas. He most recently was with Dallas TX-based W&B Service. Thermo King's new national account manager-Western Region is Mike Roberts, who previously served as the District 9 sales manager. John MacDougall is the new sales manager for District 6, covering Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Canada. He returns to Thermo King after three years away. Dave Forsmark was named District 7 sales manager, covering Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota. Most recently, he served as product service manager-marine solutions. The new District 2 service manager is Freddy Munoz, covering Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, eastern Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island. He replaces Tom Bernat, who was named national account service manager-global and national accounts. Munoz previously served as field service engineer for Hussmann Corp.

Trim-Lok has hired Melissa Kamis as marketing coordinator, replacing Jayna Altman, who is going to medical school at Washington University in St Louis MO. With a background in multimedia production and an emphasis on web design, Kamis has worked in the design industry for more than five years.

Agri-Cover Inc (ACI) has promoted Shawn T O'Neal to national sales manager. He has been with ACI for more than four years and has served as the East Coast territory manager.

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