Athens, Tenn. – 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.”