Appointments and Promotions

Appointments and Promotions

U. S. Divers Company, Santa Ana, Calif., has named Hugh Jeffries vice president of the corporation and general manager of its Survivair Division.

Gordon F. Bennett, Inc., 945 Niagara Street, Buffalo,. N. Y., will represent Onan Division of Studebaker Corporation in Buffalo and surrounding territory.

Charles H. Lindsay, former chief engineer of American LaFrance Corp., has been appointed consulting engineer for National Foam System, Inc., West Chester, Pa. His base of operations will be Elmira, N. V.

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Appointments and Promotions

William F. Notzelman has been appointed Chicago regional manager for the Industrial and Marine Division, Walter Kidde & Co., Belleville, N. J. He was formerly district manager in upstate New York.

Lawrence J. O’Brien has been elected president of the American District Telegraph Co. and a member of the board of directors. Most recently vice president, he has been secretary-counsel and general sales manager. He succeeds Edward F. Gaston who retired after 53 years with the firm. R. J. Highstone has succeeded O’Brien as vice president. A 34year veteran in the company, he was most recently in the sales department and previous to that was service superintendent in the Chicago district. Lyle B. Straus has been named vice president and general manager, European operations. A 32-year veteran of the company, he was most recently general manager, international operations.

Atwood H. Hesla has been named president-general manager, Detroit Automotive Products Corp., Detroit, Mich. He succeeds John J. Krauss who has become chairman of the board.

Robert E. Lyons has been appointed New England representative, The Gerstenslager Co., Wooster, Ohio. He will headquarter at 608 Center Street, Ludlow, Mass.