Kelley Platt has been named president and chief executive officer of Thomas Built Buses. Platt, who joined Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) in 1989 as Freightliner manager of treasury services, played a pivotal role in the company's 1998 acquisition of Thomas. Most recently, Platt served as general manager of business excellence. John O'Leary, who joined Thomas in 2002, served as president until 2010. He moves to a new role as senior vice-president, service and parts, for DTNA. He will serve as a member of DTNA's operating committee and will participate in overall management of the company.
Polar Corporation announced that Craig Fisher has become president of the company's Polar Service Centers (PSC) division. He joins Polar with more than 27 years of experience in the commercial vehicle business. Fisher most recently served as director of marketing and product planning at Thermo King, a division of Ingersoll Rand, in Bloomington MN.