Component manufacturers

Marmon-Herrington has promoted Tyler Bean to general manager. He spent the past three years working as controller for the company.

Mike Brammer, formerly president of Carlisle Industrial Brake & Friction, has been named president of Carlisle Motion Control Industries Inc. Carlisle recently combined its Motion Control operation with that of Industrial Brake & Friction. Brammer will head the new group.

Gary Ciapetta, formerly director of marketing for Hendrickson Trailer Suspension Systems in Canton OH, has been named director of national accounts for Hendrickson International, a newly created position. Joining him are two national account managers: Kevin M Motz and Bruce Seay. Motz previously was vocational product manager for Hendrickson and brand analyst for Chevrolet Motor Division. Seay most recently concentrated on component sales to major fleets.

Dana Corp's Commercial Vehicle Systems business group has appointed Frank Sheehan vice-president — global sales, marketing, and product planning. He previously served as CVS vice-president — sales and marketing, North America.

Paul T Soltis has joined American Made LLC as Northeast sales representative. With 20 years of trucking industry experience, he will be responsible for Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Virginia, Vermont, and West Virginia.

Grote Industries has appointed Charlie Kasper vice-president — customer relations. He has previously held positions in sales, marketing, and customer service at the company. John Grote, who most recently served as marketing manager, has been named aftermarket sales director. Matt Forner has been promoted from director of business development to division manager — traditional sales. Chris Cammack has been named brand manager. He most recently served as assistant marketing manager. Mike Grote, who had been southeast OEM sales manager, has been named national fleet sales manager.

Goodyear's commercial tire division has named Dan Martin general manager of original equipment and strategic accounts. He joined Goodyear a year ago as general manager — commercial tires, West.

Dimitri Kazarinoff has been named to the newly created post of marketing director for Eaton Corp and Roadranger Marketing. He joins Eaton from McKinsey & Co, where he was an associate principal of the firm.

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