EDEN PRAIRIE, MN – Truck Bodies and Equipment International (TBEI) has appointed Bob Fines as president and CEO. As managing partner in Kirtland Capital and board chairman of TBEI, Fines involvement began in the early days of the company. Prior to becoming a partner in Kirtland Capital, Fines spent 20 years leading industrial businesses for General Electric and Avery Dennison. His international leadership experience complements the structure of the global marketplace that TBEI competes.

With the current challenges of the truck industry and economic uncertainty, Fines’ involvement in the day-to-day activities of TBEI will strengthen the company’s position of growth.

With headquarters in Eden Prairie, Minn., TBEI manufactures and distributes through facilities across the United States.