at MEAA, Marc Van Poperin has been
appointed a national accounts manager
responsible for North American truck fleet
customer support, service, communications and training. Poperin is also working to generate sales with heavy-duty
dealers and distributor organizations.
VP Of Operations At ECU
Diane LeDoux has
LeDoux brings 34 years of manufacturing experience, beginning with Wright
Line Inc., Worcester, Mass., a manufacturer of modular storage systems. In 2001,
she was named senior manufacturing engineer with Aearo Technologies, a supplier of personal protective equipment and
energy-absorbing products. After Aearo
Technologies was purchased by 3M Co. in
2008, she was promoted to product manager, overseeing the communication solutions department in Indianapolis, Ind. Her
responsibilities included the managing of
the electronics department, applications,
repair and technical service center as well
as U.S. and overseas product sourcing.
LeDoux will work out of ECU’s headquar-
ters facility in Fishers, Ind.
CMR: Rob Woodbridge has joined
CMR as the new commercial project man-
ager located onsite at Cummins in the U.S.
more than 20 years’
ment experience at
Cummins Inc. and
will be responsible
for global Cummins
agement, design re-
source allocation, technical and commercial
liaison, and lead commercial contact in the
U.S. for Cummins.
CMR supplies instrumentation, controls and power management for offshore
platforms and vessels, marine, engine
and industrial applications. Core product
groups include cable systems, controls,
custom products, electronics, alarm monitoring and safety systems, industrial sensors and software.
WOLTER POWER SYSTEMS: Wolter
Power Systems, a member of Wolter
Riehl’s responsibilities will include
expanding business relationships with
existing accounts as well as focusing on
new business development.
DURACLASS: DuraClass has hired Ray
Collins as plant manager for its manufacturing facility in Tishomingo, Miss. Collins has
spent the last 32 years in the automotive
industry, with an extensive background in
materials planning, customer service, logistics, production and plant management.
Before joining DuraClass, Collins held the
role of plant manager for an automotive safety
systems and components company in Texas.
DuraClass has also hired Jeffery Terry
as its new continuous improvement engi-
neer. Terry has expertise in the automo-
tive industry and has 10 years of techni-
cal experience, most recently as technical
supervisor for a leading automotive lighting
manufacturer in Alabama.
DuraClass designs and manufactures a
comprehensive range of premium Class 3 to
8 dump bodies, hoists and related equipment.
MONICO: Jonathon Taylor has joined
Spring, Texas-based Monico as senior
electrical engineer. Taylor has more than
12 years’ experience in programming,
hardware, control systems and communication networks.
Before joining Monico’s team, Taylor led
the development of a network manager,
Ethernet router and other products at Cat
Electronics. The company said Taylor’s
expertise in developing on-machine communications, data-link and communications
applications and hardware platforms for
industrial equipment will drive forward a
number of products in development.
CUMMINS: Cummins Inc. has named
Melina Kennedy general manager
– Global Rail and Defense businesses,
responsible for strategy and implementation in those specific markets. Kennedy will
report directly to Ed Pence, vice president
and general manager – Cummins High-Horsepower Engine business.
Most recently, Kennedy served as director of executive communications, leading
the creation and delivery of global and strategic internal and external communications
for the chief executive officer and other
senior leaders at Cummins. Prior to joining
Cummins, she spent over 15 years practicing law and holding key public service roles
in the state of Indiana.
ENERCON: Enercon Engineering Inc.
has appointed Keith
Lozeau as vice
president of sales.
Lozeau joins Enercon
from Patten Power
Systems in Chicago,
Ill., where he was the
Prior to that, he was
the sales and rental
manager of Power Solutions for Cashman
Power Solutions in Nevada.
52 DIESEL PROGRESS NORTH AMERICAN EDITION January 2015
dp DIESEL HR
R. Collins J. Terry
continued from page 8