Navistar International Corporation has elected long-time Navistar and Ford executive David Tarrant as chief executive officer for Navistar subsidiary Workhorse Custom Chassis in addition to his present duties as vice president and general manager, light-duty vehicles and joint ventures for Navistar. Tarrant, who has a 37-year career in the commercial truck business, joined Navistar in 2005.
Talbert Manufacturing Inc. has appointed Greg D. Smith as vice president of sales and marketing. He previously served as vice president of sales with ATDynamics and vice president of sales with Truck Bodies & Equipment International (TBEI), as well as general manager of Fontaine Modification.
The PALFINGER North America Group has appointed Bart Conry as its new group fleet manager, responsible for all fleet sales of all products offered by PALFINGER, Omaha Standard, and MBB Interlift. He has worked for companies such as Peabody Galion, Buckeye Truck Equipment, Great Lakes Truck Equipment, America's Body Company, and Leggett & Platt.