Metaldyne, of Plymouth, Mich., supplies engineered metal-formed components, assemblies and modules for transportation-related powertrain and chassis applications, including engine, transmission/transfer case, wheel-end and suspension, axle and driveline, and noise and vibration control products.
McLAREN PERFORMANCE TECHNOLOGIES INC. - Hayden Harris, 59, to chairman of the board. Harris has been a member of the McLaren Performance Technologies Board since 2000, and is a general partner in EDF Ventures in Ann Arbor, Mich.
Harris succeeds Lawrence Cohen, 57, who will remain on the board as a director.
Cohen initiated and completed the company's first public offering along with the merger of the California- based ASHA Corp. - with what was then McLaren Engines - to form the publicly traded entity, McLaren Performance Technologies.
McLaren Performance Technologies, of Livonia, Mich., manufactures automotive powertrain systems.
VISTEON CORP. - Robert Pallash to vice president and general manager of the Asian OEM Customer Business Group. He will be responsible for Asian automotive commercial relationships and the delivery of customer program commitments. This will include leadership responsibility for Visteon's Asia-based product development and manufacturing operations.
Pallash joins Visteon from TRW Automotive where he was president of TRW Automotive Japan.
Visteon, of Dearborn, Mich., supplies automotive components including climate control, suspension and powertrain control systems; instrument panels and automotive glass.
LEAR CORP. - Douglas DelGrosso to executive vice president for International Operations, responsible for all of Lear's activities in Europe, Asia and Africa.
He was senior vice president for the product focus group.
Donald Stebbins to executive vice president for North and South America. He will take an expanded role in the day-to-day management of the company with his new responsibilities for all of Lear's activities in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and South America.
He was senior vice president and CFO.
Vice Chairman James Vandenberghe will be responsible for all of Lear's corporate administrative activities, including financial matters as CFO.
Lear, of Southfield, Mich., supplies automotive interior systems.
DONNELLY CORP. - John Donnelly to senior vice president of the global customer business unit. He will be responsible for coordinating customer
activity in North America, Europe, South America and Asia.
Donnelly, who joined Donnelly Corp. in 1977, was COO of European operations Donnelly Corp. of Holland, Michigan, supplies automotive mirrors; interior lighting and trim; modular windows; door handles and other components and systems.