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People on the move: Fecon; John Deere; Michigan State Police; Toyota Material Handling

By Stephen Elliott

August 6, 2023

Fecon, Lebanon, Ohio: Ray Dalton has been named vice president of aftermarket sales. Dalton will manage Fecon Connect, its online parts-ordering site, and lead the procurement and management of part inventory levels, including developing packages for key wear items. 

John Deere, Moline, Ill.: Neil Hunn was elected to the company’s board of directors. He currently serves as president and CEO of Roper Technologies, a constituent of the Fortune 1000 and one of the largest application software companies in the S&P 500. 

Michigan State Police, Kalamazoo, Mich.: Detective Sgt. James Dietz, who has been in law enforcement for 37 years, the past 10 with the Michigan State Police SCAR (Southwest Commercial Auto Recovery) Unit, Kalamazoo, Mich., retired Aug. 1. Dietz, who received the ARA Insurance/National Equipment Register (NER) Award in both 2020 and 2021, played a key role in setting up sting operations, primarily in Michigan and Ohio, that resulted in the recovery of more than $1 million in rental equipment as well as the arrest and conviction of 10 people. 

Toyota Material Handling (TMH), Columbus, Ind.: Cesar Jimenez has been promoted to vice president of regulatory affairs, product planning and product assurance. He will be responsible for the company’s product line throughout its life cycle, including pre-development, launch, warranty and ongoing resolution of any technical programs.