Movers and shakers
Gabe Weaver, manager of new products and technology development for Poseyville, Ind.-based erosion control product manufacturer North American Green (NAG), has been named manager of engineering and business development, a new position. In the position, Weaver’s primary responsibilities will include driving specification development for NAG’s Vmax3 Composite Turf Reinforcement Mats, ShoreMax Soft Revetment Scour Protection Mats and HydraMatriCx Series hydraulic erosion control product lines. Weaver has been in the civil engineering industry for 11 years. He will continue to function as the technical liaison to industry organizations such as the St. Paul, Minn.-based Erosion Control Technology Council and the West Conshohocken, Pa.-based ASTM International.
Daniel Miller, vice president for manufacturing operations for the West Bend, Wis.-based equipment manufacturer Gehl Co., has been named president of the company. Miller joined Gehl as director of manufacturing operations in 2001 and was appointed to his last position in 2005. Before joining Gehl, Miller held a variety of senior management positions in manufacturing and distribution at Roseville, Minn.-based Woods Equipment Co., a manufacturer of agricultural, turf and construction equipment. Miller also served as president of the Dallas-based Agricultural Products Group for TIC United Corp.
Jim Hasty has joined Garner, Iowa-based Iowa Mold Tooling Co. as vice president for sales. Previously, he was vice president for corporate marketing and business development for Lafayette, Ind.-based Wabash National Corp. Hasty will drive business strategy for the company’s line of material-handling equipment and commercial vehicles. Hasty has an MBA from the University of Phoenix and a degree in business administration from the University of Illinois.
Richard Schrader, executive vice president and chief financial officer for the New York-based engineering firm Parsons Brinckerhoff (PB), has been named chairman of the board. He succeeds Keith Hawksworth, who is retiring after 33 years with the firm. In his new position, Schrader will provide broad policy oversight for PB. Before joining PB in 1983, Schrader served on active military duty in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for 11 years with assignments on military construction projects, including command of an engineer company in Germany. He has a bachelor’s degree from West Point, a master’s degree from The Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies and an MBA from Long Island University.