Anthony R. Goodings has been appointed to the newly created position of director of sales for The Wagner Companies.

Terex Aerial Work Platforms has named Mike Mrotek as the senior product manager for the Genie telehandler product line.


Mark Hornstra has been appointed senior vice president of product planning of Topcon Positioning Systems.

ALL Erection & Crane Rental Corp. has named Scott Russell as director of international operations.


ParexLahabra has announced that its President Francois Bouan will retire on October 1, 2009. His career began with the ParexGroup in 1986 as director of logistics, in Paris, France. In 1990, he accepted a promotion to plant operations manager with U.S.-based subsidiary Parex Inc. at its Redan, Ga., location. Bouan was tasked with growing the corporation west and began developing a new manufacturing facility in French Camp, Calif.

In 1991, Bouan was promoted to executive vice president of the company and then became president in January 1992. The year 2000 began a string of acquisitions including LaHabra Products Inc. and El Rey Stucco Co. In 2005 he spearheaded the merger of all three companies to form ParexLahabra. Later, the corporation acquired Teifs, Mer-Krete Systems, and a division of QEP to round out its offering.

Bouan also served on the board of EIMA from 1991 to 2000 and as the association’s president from 1996 to 1998. He will be succeeded as ParexLahabra’s president by current Executive Vice President Rodrigo Lacerda.