Movers & Shakers

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- 20 Mar 2014 ( #659 )
2 min read
Jim Brown
Jim Brown
Council Bluffs, IA, United States
Jim Brown has been named vice president, commercial products, overseeing the engineering and customer activities related to Omaha Standard PALFINGER-branded products. Brown will continue to lead the company's new product development as well as managing all commercial aspects of OSP's business. He started his employment with Omaha Standard, Inc in 2000 as an inside sales representative. In 2002, he was promoted to a regional management role. In 2009, he was named product manager over all Omaha Standard PALFINGER-branded products.

Cherryville, NC, United States
FleetNet America Inc has promoted Bryan Johnson to vice president of roadside and IT operations. Johnson has been with FleetNet since 2007 in technical and management positions.
He will have responsibility for management and co-ordination of the Roadside and IT departments.

Stephen Crane has been promoted to vice president of TMcare. Crane has been with FleetNet since 2007 as director. He was employed with Carolina Freight Carriers for over 15 years in management positions, beginning with terminal manager and working up to managing the largest facilities in Carolina's system and other responsibilities at the corporate facility in Cherryville.

Evan Costner has been promoted to senior director of roadside operations and will report to Bryan Johnson. Costner has been with FleetNet since 1997. He is responsible for planning, directing and co-ordinating the day-to-day operations in Roadside including customer and vendor interactions.

Sly Bericic has been promoted to director of software development and will continue to report to Bryan Johnson. Sly has been with FleetNet since 2011 and has been a major contributor to software development initiatives in his current manager of software development role. He is responsible for the internal software development and integration teams, and building and maintaining system integrations with customer and vendor third-party software platforms.

Marengo, IL, United States
UniCarriers Americas Corp has appointed Newton Santos as sales operations manager for its Brazilian business unit. Santos was hired to research and advise on UCA's expansion in Brazil. He has over 24 years of industry experience. He previously worked as regional sales manager for Clark Material Handling South America and as general manager for a large, privately owned forklift parts distributor.
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