Trailer, truck, & body OEMs

Heil Trailer International announces the addition of Greg Hewitt as president-North America, responsible for North American operations, sales, and growth within the region. He reports to Andy Fincher, president of HTI. The firm also has promoted Jessica Greene to communications manager-HTI Consolidated. She will be responsible for creating, maintaining, and executing internal and external communications strategies for Heil and its affiliated business units.

Omaha Standard has hired Dan Wright as its new accountant, and he will be based in Council Bluffs IA. He has prior experience as a staff accountant with REM Iowa Inc. in Council Bluffs. Omaha Standard recently hired Katie Brensel as its new senior accountant, and she will be based in Council Bluffs. Brensel has prior experience as a staff accountant with ConAgra Foods in Omaha NE.

MAC Trailer Manufacturing has promoted Bennie Hillyer to inside sales representative based at the Salem OH facility. He has been with the company three years, starting in production. Doug Bartholomew has joined MAC as director of engineering for the Alliance OH operations. He brings 13 years of transportation experience to the firm, of which 11 were with Hendrickson in engineering management positions.

Heil Environmental has hired Anthony Henson as director of North American operations. He has extensive leadership experience and has guided substantial operational improvements in multiple manufacturing facilities. Immediately before joining Heil, he was plant manager for Tier 1 automotive supplier Dura Automotive Systems in Lawrenceburg TN.

Kentucky Trailer has named Alyson J. Scott to the new position of sales programs manager, based in the company's Louisville KY office. She joins the firm with more than five years' sales and project management experience in the banking and direct marketing industries.

East Manufacturing recently named Gary Brown as vice president of manufacturing and Cam Weese as plant superintendent. A Louisville OH resident, Brown joined the company as a welder in May 1976 and has served in various capacities and departments, most recently as plant manager. Weese, who lives in Akron OH, has served as general supervisor of the Body Department and Fabrication since 1999. East recently promoted David Kinsley to director of materials. Kinsley, who joined East as a procurement analyst in June 2006, previously was a partner in Ohana Ventures in Cleveland OH and executive vice president of international sales and marketing for Toy Biz in New York City.

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