Joe Melinsky has been promoted to vice-president-distributor and intermodal sales for New Life Transport Parts Center, and he will be based at the Grand Rapids MI corporate headquarters. Serving the trailer parts aftermarket for 37 years, he most recently was New Life's director of distributor sales.

VIPAR Heavy Duty has appointed Mark Iasiello director of business development-national accounts. During his 22-year career at Dayco, he most recently was heavy-duty national sales manager. He spent five years at the Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association (HDMA) as vice-president of member development for commercial vehicle suppliers.

Trailer Wizards has appointed Gary Myroniuk vice-president, Prairie Region. He previously served with Lions Gate Trailers, one of the founding companies of Trailer Wizards, since 1987. Trailer Wizards also has named Dieter Hauser as its new vice-president of finance. He was chief financial officer for 13 years with Johnston Equipment.