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PSI Hires Makes Changes to Leadership Team

Thu Jun 6, 2019
Author: RV News Staff

155983396968164.jpgPressure Systems International has hired four leaders to work on strengthening various aspects of its business.

Craig Smith will be leading marketing, efforts for the company’s commercial and recreational vehicle businesses, focusing on the technical aspects of branding, website development and PSI’s presence at trade shows and other industry events. Smith spent ten years as marketing and communications manager for a global undercarriage solutions provider before coming to PSI.

Steve Miller has been promoted to vice president of engineering. He’s worked for PSI since April 2018 as senior director of engineering. In his new position, he will lead product engineering activities, including commercial and recreational vehicle product development. His experience includes engineering leadership roles at various axle and suspensions suppliers.

Bear Musgrave has been promoted to business unit director for PSI.’s Truck System Technologies, a supplier of tire pressure monitoring systems RVs. In his new role, Musgrave will be leading growth initiatives in the OEM, dealer and end-user segments.He’s been with PSI since January 2018.

Ben Morgan has joined the company as an integration engineer. In his new role, he will focus on integrating PSI’s total tire solutions with open-platform systems for commercial vehicles.

“As our company and the market continues to evolve and grow, we are ensuring that we have the right team in place to support our initiatives,” CEO and President Tim Musgrave said. “We are very proud to have this kind of experience be a part of our leadership.”

Pictured above from top left are Steve Miller, Craig Smith, Ben Morgan and Bear Musgrave.