Trail King Industries has hired Eric Thomas as director of sales, and he will be responsible for leading district sales managers and product support managers.
Joining the manufacturer of open-deck and materials-hauling trailers, the 30-year sales veteran has spent much of his time focused on the machinery industry.
Most recently, he was the regional sales manager for Kohler Co.
Thomas holds a Bachelor of Science degree, focused on agricultural mechanization, from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
He will work out of his home office in Carlyle, Ill.