Reliance Trailer has named David Wheatman chief financial officer. He previously was vice-president and CFO of Global DocuGraphiX/Associated Business Products. Rod Richardson has been appointed chief operating officer of Reliance. Most recently, he served as director of North America OEM and OES aftermarket sales for MGM Brakes, a division of Indian Head Industries. Bill Russell has joined Reliance as executive vice-president of sales. Previously, he was national account sales manager at Paccar Leasing Co.
Stahl, a Scott Fetzer company, has hired John Slawson as vice-president — marketing and sales at its Wooster OH headquarters. Previously, he served with Swenson Spreaders as general manager.