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Carrier Transicold has promoted Greg Jones to director of national accounts, with John Monti succeeding him as Eastern Region director. With nearly 30 years experience in the transportation industry, Jones will be based at the company's Athens GA location and succeeds Scott Spaulding, who has retired. Monti, who will be based in Lancaster PA, has more than 25 years experience in transportation and shipping. He joined Carrier in 2001 as a regional sales manager serving the Mid-Atlantic states and West Virginia.

Aurora Parts & Accessories has appointed David Clarke as president and chief executive officer. Most recently, he was vice-president of New Holland agricultural business in North America and vice-president of New Holland global marketing.

Jon Jeffries has been named Hendrickson's director of trailer OEM sales and will work out of Indianapolis IN. A nine-year veteran of the firm, he has held several positions including senior trailer account manager. Pat Brandt has been hired as trailer account manager and will be based in Kalamazoo MI. He joined the Hendrickson sales group from Dana Corp, where he was business development manager.

Michael Paul has been appointed plant manager for Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake LLC's new wheel-end manufacturing facility in Bowling Green KY. Paul moves to Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake after serving as plant manager for the Bendix Commercial Vehicle System's Frankfort KY site.

Bustin Industrial has appointed Gary Borthwick chief financial officer. Based at the company's Pennsylvania facility, he brings more than 25 years' experience in executive leadership positions.

Webb Wheel Products has promoted Rich Gaulrapp to the newly created position of national sales manager for the OEM Business Unit. He previously served as the firm's senior OEM account executive.

Dave McInnis has joined SAF-Holland USA Sales as OEM account manager-trailer and will be based in Davidson NC. He comes to the company from Stemco, where he worked as a business development manager-heavy-duty.

Norio Karashima, president and chief executive officer of Yokohama Tire Corp (YTC) and president of Yokohama Corp of America, has been promoted to managing corporate officer, effective June 28.

Stemco has named Jim Reis vice-president-business development. His most recent assignment was vice-president-sales and marketing at the company. Donnie Wells has been promoted to vice-president-engineering. He served most recently as product manager for the seal and bearing product lines.

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