Hino Diesel Trucks Inc. of Orangeburg, N.Y., has named Eiji Ishizu as its new president. He was general manager of Hino's Americas & Oceania Division in Japan.
Ishizu joined parent company Hino Motors Ltd., of Tokyo, in 1965, where he worked in the export and marketing departments. He was instrumental in the opening of Hino Trucks in the United States more than 15 years ago and also has served as president of Hino Diesel Trucks Canada Ltd.
Other appointments include:
Gary Brown was named national dealer development manager. He was the Midwest district sales manager based in Chicago.
Matt Strong was named national marketing manager. He had been on sabbatical from the industry for two years, teaching high school students in San Rafael, Calif. Before that, Strong was president of Etra Marketing Co. of San Francisco.
Hino manufactures diesel trucks, buses and special purpose vehicles.