Trailer/Truck/Body OEMs

Landoll Corp has appointed Ronald L Otten as the company's new chief operating officer. Most recently, he served as chief operations officer of Otten Associates, a sales and marketing consulting firm.

Isao Toda has been named president of Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America Inc. He replaces Kazushige Kinoshita, who will return to Japan to manage a Mitsubishi Motors Corp (MMC) subsidiary company. Toda was formerly general manager of MMC Truck & Bus International's sales and marketing department.

Curt Mayhew has rejoined Kidron Inc as parts associate. First joining the company in 1988, he resigned to pursue other interests.

Volvo Trucks North America Inc has promoted Susan Alt to vice-president of marketing. Most recently, she served as vice-president of e-business and business development and will retain that position. Keith Brandis, formerly vice-president of marketing, has been promoted to lead the product planning initiatives for Volvo Trucks North America in Volvo's global planning organization. Gene Parker has been promoted to vice-president of sales for the Southeast Region. He was formerly national sales manager for Volvo Power. David Plaster has been promoted to vice-president of sales for the Northeast Region. He was previously vice-president of vocational sales for Volvo Trucks.

Two Iowa Mold Tooling Co Inc (IMT) associates have been elected to the Cedar Valley state chapter of the Fluid Power Society. Dan Gunderson, IMT engineering product manager, will serve as president of the of the society for 2001 — 2002. IMT hydraulic and fluid power specialist Roger Birkhofer will serve as vice-president of the chapter.

Kenworth Truck Co has named John Sheldon used-truck sales manager. Sheldon has worked in various marketing and sales positions at Kenworth since 1986.

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