Haldex Commercial Vehicle Systems Division — a Kansas City, Mo.-based manufacturer and distributor of heavy-duty air brake and suspension control system components — announced on July 2 that Joe Panella has been promoted to senior vice president for global sales.
Panella will be responsible for leading the sales organization in North America and Europe, engineering services, remanufacturing and the North American sales support and customer service departments. He joined Haldex in February as vice president of North American sales.
Previously, Panella worked at Behr America, ArvinMeritor, Honeywell and Cummins. Panella has held senior positions in Europe, North and South America in operations, sales, marketing and product line management.