Athens, Tenn. – (January 4, 2019) – EnTrans International has announced two new appointments at its North American Tank Trailer Division.
Jeff Hiatt has been named Senior Vice President Operations. He brings many years of experience in lean manufacturing, purchasing, facilities management and operations. Jeff was most recently Vice President of Operations at REV Group, a sister AIP-owned company. He has also previously held positions at Club Car and Ingersoll Rand. With a BA in Business Administration from Augusta University and an MBA from Indiana University, Jeff is also a Certified Lean Six Sigma Blackbelt.
Vanessa Lucas has been promoted to the role of Director, Operations and Materials Planning. She joined EnTrans in September of 2016 as the Director of Logistics and has worked in various positions focused on ERP Implementation, Data System Integrity and Process Mapping. Prior to joining EnTrans, Vanessa worked for Walker Group for 14 years in supply chain and materials management roles.
“We are excited to welcome Jeff and Vanessa in their new roles at our North American Tank Trailer Division,” said Doug Chapple, CEO of EnTrans International, LLC. “They will both bring valuable insights and experience to their positions and help further our brand and products.”
About EnTrans International, LLC
Comprised of Heil Trailer, Polar Service Centers, Polar Tank Trailer, Jarco, SERVA and Kalyn Siebert, EnTrans International, LLC is a leading manufacturer of tank trailers, oilfield capital equipment and related components used in the oil & gas industry. Heil Trailer has been manufacturing durable tank trailers since 1901 for liquid, dry bulk, oilfield, construction, platform, specialized, towing and defense transportation. Polar Tank Trailer is one of North America’s largest producers of dry and liquid bulk tank trailers. EnTrans is owned by American Industrial Partners and headquartered in Athens, TN.