Trailer/truck/body OEMs

International Truck and Engine Corp has selected Ford Motor Co executive Dee Kapur as president of its truck group, replacing Steve Keate, who left the company April 23. Daniel C Ustian, president and chief executive officer of parent company Navistar, assumed Keate's role on an interim basis. Kapur also was named a member of the company's executive council. He most recently was executive director — Ford Outfitters for Ford's North American truck operations.

Mark Gobessi has been promoted to general manager of Union City Body Co LLC (UCBC). He had been vice-president of engineering.

Jim Johnston has been named president of Autocar Trucks. He comes to this position from McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing of Dodge Center MN, where he was vice-president and general manager of the Refuse Division.

Keith Monroe has joined Great Dane Trailers as director of platform trailer fleet sales for the company's platform operations in Memphis TN. Most recently, he served as vice-president of fleet sales for Fontaine Trailers.

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