Sicoma North America announces two additions to its team: Bob Thomas will serve as Eastern Regional sales manager, focusing on producers and Sicoma’s
Sicoma North America announces two additions to its team: Bob Thomas will serve as Eastern Regional sales manager, focusing on producers and Sicoma’s distribution network in the Eastern U.S.; and, Randy Johnson has been appointed Western Regional sales manager, responsible for the company’s Western U.S. sales and distribution network. Thomas brings over 35 years’ experience in the concrete industry, including 30-plus years in the precast/prestressed sector, as well as affiliations with the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute, Portland Cement Association, National Precast Concrete Association, and National Ready Mixed Concrete Association. Johnson joins Sicoma NA with over two decades’ experience in the industry.
Hendrickson Parts North America recently launched a stand-alone division for the commercial vehicle parts aftermarket of Hendrickson Intl. The new division will be responsible for developing and executing strategies to expand participation in the OE and independent channels of parts distribution in North America. The company has named Hendrickson Truck Suspension Systems’ supply chain and operations veteran Paul LaMantia general manager of the aftermarket division, which will be based in Hendrickson’s Woodridge, Ill., headquarters. LaMantia leads a separate management team with responsibility for the truck, trailer, auxiliary axle and steel spring aftermarket. With an emphasis on developing distribution partners including supporting initiatives such as the Pro-Genuine truck service facility affiliation program, the new structure will provide what company officials note are improved parts availability, reduced lead times, increased product breadth, training and information initiatives, and e-commerce capabilities.