Haldex Brake Systems has named Parker Hilands the new director of OEM sales for its North American sales and service organization. He has experience as both an OEM national sales manager and in product development for both truck and trailer OEM products and systems. Haldex also has appointed Steffen Pisoni the new technical product manager for actuator products within the company's Braking Controls Product Center in Europe. Pisoni was previously a design engineer with the firm.
Allison Transmission Division of General Motors has appointed Kenneth Michel chief information officer. Before joining Allison Transmission, Michel was information technology infrastructure and operations director for General Motors' Powertrain Group.
Buyers Products Co has named Tom Bakan regional sales manager for the northwestern United States and southwestern Canada.
John M Simmons III has been appointed southeast regional manager by Leyman Lift Gates. He most recently was regional sales director for another liftgate manufacturer.