Athens, Tenn. – (October 28, 2021) – Engineered Transportation International (EnTrans) announced it has appointed Ryan Rockafellow as CEO. The role was previously held by American Industrial Partners (AIP) partner, Randall Swift, who filled in as interim CEO.
Rockafellow previously worked at EnTrans from 2012–2020, during which time he held various roles, including President of Kalyn Siebert and VP Sales & Marketing for NA Tank. His role as CEO of EnTrans is effective November 1, 2021.
“We are incredibly excited to welcome Ryan as the new CEO of EnTrans,” said Randall Swift, AIP partner. “He brings with him a great deal of expertise, leadership skills and an intimate knowledge of the company through his previous roles within the organization.”
Rockafellow has over 15 years of sales, production, commercial, operations and leadership experience in manufacturing and industrial applications. He was most recently Vice President & General Manager at Capacity Trucks, a division of REV Group. Rockafellow holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Western Illinois University and an MBA degree with a concentration in business development from North Central College.
“I am thrilled with this opportunity to return to EnTrans and work with an outstanding team and family of industry-leading brands,” stated Rockafellow. “I look forward to working closely with each of our brands and continuing our leadership as a global leader and manufacturer of transportation equipment and innovative solutions.”
About Engineered Transportation International
Engineered Transportation International (“EnTrans”) is a global leader and manufacturer of transportation equipment, providing innovative engineered solutions to meet customer challenges. The company is comprised of Heil Trailer, Polar Service Centers, Polar Tank Trailer, Jarco and Kalyn Siebert. 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. Engineered Transportation International is owned by American Industrial Partners and headquartered in Athens, TN.
Ryan Rockafellow, EnTrans CEO