Trailer, truck, & body OEMs

Fontaine Trailer has hired Dan Rosen as vice-president of sales and marketing for the heavy-haul business based in Springville AL. He will report directly to John Craig, president of Fontaine Trailer. Previously, Rosen served as vice-president of technology marketing for Marmon Highway Technologies.

Stephen Creech has joined Hercules Manufacturing Company in Henderson KY as operations manager. He previously served eight years as president/operations manager for various Winwholesale companies in Indiana, Connecticut, Ohio, and New Mexico.

Polar Corporation appointed Michael Evans president of Polar Service Centers, one of three companies under the Polar Corp umbrella. Evans, who replaces Craig Fisher, joins the company after serving as vice-president, aftermarket for Oshkosh Commercial Group in Dodge Center MN.

Mark Whaley has been named president of Omaha Standard Palfinger. With more than 30 years of industry experience, he most recently was OSP's executive vice-president. Robby Simard has been named executive vice-president of operations. Simard, who joined OSP in 2007, previously provided management consulting, leading several lean installations within various industries. Eric Kluver has been named finance director, Palfinger Asia Pacific. He has been with the company for 10 years in operations and finance management roles. Wolfgang Steinhart will become OSP's vice-president of finance and will retain his duties as Palfinger North America's group finance manager. Jim Brown, who serves as OSP's product manager, will now oversee the design engineering staff in addition to his current duties.

Supreme Corporation has hired Jacqueline V Daniels as vice-president of human resources. She recently served as vice-president of human resources at automotive supplier TAG Holdings LLC. Supreme has hired Ken Schafer as director of strategic purchasing and materials management. He recently served as director of global supply chain for Wabash Technologies, formerly part of DriveSol Worldwide.

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