HICKORY, N.C. — HSM has named Dave Anderson national market manager for school bus.

In his new role, Anderson is responsible for all sales activities in HSM’s school bus market, including customer care and planning and fulfillment. He is also responsible for implementing a consistent sales process and conducting activities that align with the overall sales strategy.

HSM's offerings for school transportation include C.E. White brand seats and Triad Fabco seat pads.

Anderson brings more than 30 years of experience in the class 4-8 and trailer markets, including sales, operations and management positions. Most recently, he served as western region district manager for the Toyota Group and territory sales manager for A-Z Bus Sales.

Anderson will report to Chad Novak, director of sales for HSM Transportation Solutions.

“Dave embraces the core values of integrity, character and faith and brings to HSM a vision to grow the company’s transportation business, particularly in the area of school bus seats,” said Tony Everett, vice president of HSM Transportation Solutions. “I am confident that Dave’s extensive experience and successful track record will support efforts to drive profitable growth for this important market segment.”