Waste Industries Inc. Hires Corporate Development VP

Tom Robbins has been appointed product marketing manager for automated products by Leach Co., Oshkosh, Wis. Scott Sloan also has been named vice president of manufacturing and engineering.

Lawrence Tucker has joined Landfill Gas & Environmental Products (LFG&E), Santee, Calif., as regional sales manager.

Robert W. Carn has been named vice president by URS Greiner Woodward Clyde, Portland, Ore. Paul Bhatia will manage the company's Detroit office.

Garland T. Duke Jr. and Pauline Chambers Yost were inducted into the International Tire Retreading and Repairing Hall of Fame for the International Tire and Rubber Association & Service Station Dealers of America and Allied Trades, Nashville, Tenn.

The 1999 board of directors for The SemiCycle Foundation, Austin, Texas, are: Steve Dezso, vice president of Peak International Limited, Austin and Hong Kong; David W. Fradin, president and CEO of IEC Electronics Corp., Newark, N.Y.; Lyn Hall, manager of environmental health and safety at Qualcomm Inc., San Diego; Tim Jarvis, executive director of The SemiCycle Foundation; Eddy Lin, environmental manager of Motorola's Arlington Heights, Ill., facility; Mary Miksa, vice president of governmental affairs for the Texas Association of Business and Chambers of Commerce, Austin; Schenae Rourk, western regional manager for The SemiCycle Foundation; Lawrence A. Waks, partner of Jackson Walker L.L.P., Austin; and Bill Yee, senior vice president, operations of A-Plus Manufacturing Corp., San Jose, Calif.

Mack Trucks Inc., Allentown, Pa., has appointed Marc J. Kalbermatten vice president of information resource management, and Thomas M. Kelly vice president of marketing.

The new 1999 officers for the Association of Postconsumer Plastic Recyclers (APR) are: William O'Grady, Talco Plastics, Long Beach and Corona, Calif., chairman; Steve Navedo, Pure Tech Plastics, Farmingdale, N.Y., first vice-chairman; Tamsin Ettefagh, KW Plastics Recycling Division, Troy, Ala., treasurer; Phil Cavin, Image Industries, Summerville, Ga., member-at-large.

Scott G. Clawson has been appointed president of the Veeder-Root Co., Simsbury, Conn.

Qamar A.O. Kazmi and Edward Zamiskie have joined Haley & Aldrich, Boston, an engineering firm. Kazmi will be a vice president in Washington, D.C., and Zamiskie will be a vice president in Newark, N.J. Bruce E. Beverly has been named the firm's president and CEO, and Muriel S. Robinette has been appointed to the board of directors.

Jack Friedline has been appointed the public works manager for the city of Mesa, Ariz.