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Jack Allen Appointed Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Proterra; Ryan Popple Named Co-Founder and Executive Director

Proterra, a leading innovator in heavy duty vehicle electrification, announced today that the Board of Directors has appointed current Chairman Jack Allen as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Ryan Popple, Proterra’s CEO since 2014, was named Co-Founder and Executive Director. Proterra began planning for this transition in January and the Board voted earlier this month […]

The COMET’s John Andoh Named Among 50 Most Influential

Columbia Business Monthly has named John Andoh, Executive Director/CEO of Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (The COMET), one of Columbia’s 50 Most Influential. The magazine makes its selection based on staff research and community nominations. Andoh has a strong passion for public transportation and has been working in the public transit industry since age 13, […]

BYD Adds Business Development Analyst for Latin America

BYD (Build Your Dreams) has named Marcela Cabrera Luna Business Development Analyst, Latin America. She will serve at BYD’s North American headquarters in downtown Los Angeles guiding the development of new business in Mexico and Latin America. A transportation, utility, and clean technology expert with over 10 years’ experience creating business strategies, managing programs and […]

Stertil-Koni Names Carl Boyer Shop Equipment Specialist

Heavy-duty bus lift and truck lift leader, Stertil-Koni, today announced that Carl Boyer has been named Shop Equipment Specialist, focused on partnering with the company’s network of exclusive distributors to provide high quality shop equipment to heavy-duty repair facilities, fleets and U.S. Military customers across North America. “This position is key to our customers — […]

Former Volkswagen Group North America CEO Hinrich Woebcken Joins Beep Advisory Board

Beep, a Florida-based autonomous mobility solutions company, announced the addition of Hinrich Woebcken, former CEO of Volkswagen Group of North America Inc. to its Advisory Board. Beep’s Advisory Board includes distinguished transportation industry leaders and executives who consult on company’s initiatives and influence strategic decisions. Woebcken most recently served as President and CEO of Volkswagen […]

Rob Mowat Strengthens Fleet Conversion Experience as Transportation Electrified Mobility Practice Lead

As more initiatives and grants encourage a zero-emissions transportation future, demand for electric cars, buses and trucks increases exponentially. To help transportation clients with their conversion efforts, Rob Mowat has joined HDR as the transportation electrified mobility practice lead. In this role, he will help HDR’s clients develop plans and integrate electric and other zero […]

Prevost Announces Organizational Changes

Prevost recently announced important organizational changes designed to further enhance customer relationships and expand the brand. Brad Wiese joins the team as vice president of North American new coach sales, bringing more than 25 years’ experience in managing sales teams to the role. New coach Regional Sales Managers and Sales Directors will report to Wiese. […]

Transit-Planning Expert Todd Hemingson Brings New Mobility Outlook to HDR

Todd Hemingson has been hired as a senior transit consultant for HDR, bringing with him a wealth of experience and leadership in mobility issues. A veteran of multiple transit agencies, he brings a deep understanding of client needs at agencies of all sizes. He most recently was executive vice president for planning and development at […]

Midwest Bus welcomes Benny Allred to sales team

Benny Allred recently joined Midwest Bus Corporation as a sales representative for its Aftermarket Parts Sales Division. He comes to Midwest with more than 40 years of sales experience from companies such as Flxible and Southern Coach, spending 27 years at the latter. Based in Birmingham, Alabama, Allred will concentrate on the southeast United States […]

Hendrickson Announces Organizational Changes

Hendrickson recently announced that Matt Joy has been promoted to the position of Chief Operating Officer. Joy most recently was vice president and general manager of Hendrickson’s truck group with previous roles of VP/GM of the specialty product group and vice president of finance. In this new role, Joy will have the responsibility for all […]