ACI (Agri-Cover Inc.) promoted Joy Hanson to marketing manager. Hanson will work to strengthen all market segments by managing and coordinating all media relations, product literature and ACI’s website. Hanson joined ACI in 2005 with the primary role of redesigning the company’s website. She later expanded her position with other graphic design responsibilities.
Eaton Corp. made the following appointments in its Truck Group: Dave Bennett was named vice president and general manager for the group’s new Asia-Pacific division. He is responsible for all operations and growth initiatives. Dimitri Kazarinoff will serve as general manager for emerging technologies and business development. He will lead the commercialization of the group's emerging technology platforms. John Coll was named the group's vice president sales. He is responsible for advancing all truck-related global sales and service strategies.
Snap-on announced that Nicholas Pinchuk, current president and chief operating officer, was elected president and chief executive officer for the company. Pinchuk succeeds Jack Michaels, who will remain chairman of Snap-on’s board of directors. Pinchuk joined Snap-on in 2002 as senior vice president and president of Snap-on’s Worldwide Commercial and Industrial Group. He was named president and chief operating officer in April 2007, when he was also appointed to Snap-on’s board of directors.
Doug Reinke was awarded the PPG/ASE Master Refinish Technician of the Year Award. The annual award is given to the PPG Collision Center technician who receives the highest score on the ASE Painting and Refinish test, which is administered twice each year. Reinke has been a refinish painter for 25 years and has been employed for the last 18 years at Harchelroad Motors, in Imperial, Nebraska.