At Fontaine International, Terry Mennen has been promoted to vice president of sales and marketing; Britt Caple has rejoined the sales team as key account manager; Scott Shearer has been hired as corporate industrial engineer. Toby Harris has joined Fontaine Parts Connection as vice president of sales and marketing. Mennen came to Fontaine International as vice president of business development in 2007. Caple most recently served as director of sales and marketing for Fontaine Parts Connection. Shearer comes to Fontaine from Innomotive Systems U.S., where he was a project manager/engineering change controller. Harris joins Fontaine Parts Connection from its sister business, Fontaine Trailer Company, where he served as director of marketing for the Dealer Business Unit.
KIC Holdings Inc. has named Omar Fakhoury as its vice president of manufacturing operations. Based in Rockford IL, he will oversee KIC's North American and international manufacturing operations of wheel end products. He has more than 10 years of experience in the heavy-vehicle industry.
Consolidated Metco Inc. (ConMet) has appointed Brian Rieger wheel end product manager. Rieger, who has spent seven years with ConMet, recently served as an OEM plastics account manager for the company.
ASA Electronics has hired Aaron Irions as its new product/business development manager. He began his career at ASA working in various positions before serving in the United States Army. Irions previously was employed at Gulf Stream Coach as a purchasing agent.
Maxi-Seal Harness Systems Inc., a member of the Peterson corporate family, announced Tim Barnett has joined the company as general manager. He comes to Maxi-Seal from his role as vice president/general manager at J&J Logistics, a freight transportation services company in Overland Park KS.