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Category: People

Military Vet and DOD Expert, Al Wright, to Head U.S. Military and GSA Sales at Stertil-Koni

Military Vet and DOD Expert, Al Wright, to Head U.S. Military and GSA Sales at Stertil-Koni

| March 1, 2016

Heavy duty vehicle lift leader, Stertil-Koni – serving transit agencies, corporate fleets, municipalities and the U.S. Military – has announced that Al Wright has joined the company as Sales Manager, U.S. Military and GSA. Wright brings extensive U.S. Military and Department of Defense (DOD) contracting experience to his new post. He is a disabled veteran, […]

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ITIC Names Dr. Joachim G. Taiber Chief Technology Officer

ITIC Names Dr. Joachim G. Taiber Chief Technology Officer

| February 14, 2016

The International Transportation Innovation Center (ITIC) has  named Dr. Joachim G. Taiber as Chief Technology Officer. The move comes as ITIC begins implementation of a major expansion of its Greenville presence. Taiber has been a leading force behind ITIC since its inception in 2010 when, as a research professor for CU-ICAR, he helped form a […]

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Stertil-Koni Names Joanna Poliziani CAD Drafter

Stertil-Koni Names Joanna Poliziani CAD Drafter

| February 2, 2016

Stertil-Koni, the leader in heavy duty vehicle lifts – notably bus lifts and truck lifts – has announced that Joanna Poliziani has joined the company as a CAD Drafter, providing further support to Stertil-Koni’s strong growth in the sale and installation of its fixed in-ground lifting systems. In her new position, Poliziani brings 15 years […]

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BYD Appoints Eva Lerner-Lam to Lead Eastern U.S. Operations

BYD Appoints Eva Lerner-Lam to Lead Eastern U.S. Operations

| December 14, 2015

BYD Motors, which produces electric vehicles for conventional and specialized markets has named transportation expert Eva Lerner-Lam as director of eastern U.S. business. Lerner-Lam, who has spent her 40-year career developing transportation technologies in both the public and private sectors in the United States and China, will build up the operations of the New York-based […]

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TrueCar Names Chip Perry Chief Executive Officer

TrueCar Names Chip Perry Chief Executive Officer

| November 23, 2015

TrueCar, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRUE) announced that Chip Perry, an online automotive pioneer and long-time industry leader, will become the company’s president and chief executive officer, effective December 15. Perry was the first employee of AutoTrader.com in 1997 and served as its CEO from the company’s inception until 2013. While at the helm he guided the […]

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Former FedEx Exc Dennis Beal Joins XL Hybrids’ Advisory Board

Former FedEx Exc Dennis Beal Joins XL Hybrids’ Advisory Board

| March 30, 2015

XL Hybrids, a leader in fleet electrification solutions for commercial and municipal fleets, has announced that former FedEx executive, Dennis Beal, has joined its advisory board. Beal brings 46 years of experience in the transportation industry to the complex decision-making process of fleet executives as they address business goals and sustainability objectives. “Dennis knows optimizing […]

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Clean Burn Names Jeff Townsend President

Clean Burn Names Jeff Townsend President

| March 3, 2015

Clean Burn, a leader in waste oil furnaces, has named Jeff Townsend as president, succeeding Barry Brandt who moves up to CEO. Townsend previously held key senior management positions with Eclipse, Inc. of Rockford Illinois, a worldwide manufacturer of products and systems for industrial heating and drying applications. He served there for more than 25 […]

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Gerard Frances Named GM Commuter Services in Boston for Keolis

Gerard Frances Named GM Commuter Services in Boston for Keolis

| February 26, 2015

Gerald C. Francis has been named the general manager of its Keolis Commuter Services unit in Boston, the operator of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s commuter rail network since July 1, 2014. He replaces Tom Mulligan, who resigned earlier this week. Franck Dubourdieu was named deputy general manager. He previously served as director of Quality […]

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Efficient Drivetrains Appointment Kent Williams to Board of Advisors

Efficient Drivetrains Appointment Kent Williams to Board of Advisors

| February 26, 2015

Efficient Drivetrains, (EDI), a leader in advanced, high-efficiency Hybrid and Electric drivetrain solutions, has announced that Kent Williams joined its Board of Advisors. Williams brings extensive experience in the capital markets and knowledge of PHEV drivetrains and new battery technologies. He is a strategic advisor to alternative energy companies and assists automotive companies who are […]

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Marshall Cogan Named Chairman of AMP Holding, to Focus on Electric Vehicles

Marshall Cogan Named Chairman of AMP Holding, to Focus on Electric Vehicles

| February 20, 2015

AMP Holding has tapped Marshall Cogan to serve as Chairman of its Board of Directors, replacing James Taylor, who will remain on the board. Cogan brings a decades-long career as an investor, entrepreneur and investment banker to the new post and he is expected to focus on electric vehicles for the company. He was the […]

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