DETROIT -- SET Enterprises Inc. has named Victor Edozien president and CEO. Edozien, a member of the company’s board of directors for the past five years, will receive equity in SET through AG Steel. AG Steel is a unit of the Asaba Group Inc., which Edozien launched. Sid Taylor, founder of SET Enterprises, will continue as chairman. SET, of suburban Detroit, is a sheet steel processor.
LUXEMBOURG -- International Automotive Components Group has named Dennis Richardville CFO. Richardville has been interim CFO since March and has been with IAC since it was established in 2007. Before joining IAC, Richardville held various positions at Lear Corp., Wesley Industries Inc., MSX International Inc. and Hayes Lemmerz International Inc. IAC Group, of Luxembourg, makes interior parts. It ranks No. 47 on the Automotive News list of the top 100 global suppliers with worldwide parts sales to automakers of $4.4 billion in 2011.
CANTON, Ohio -- Timken Co. has appointed Brian Ruel vice president of its light vehicle, off-highway and rail operations. Ruel joined Timken in 1984 as a sales engineer. At various times, he has been director of Asian business development, director of quality and vice president of rail operations. Timken also named Andreas Roellgen vice president of process industries and managing director of European operations. Last year, the company had sales of $5.2 billion. It employs 21,000 workers in 30 countries. Timken, of Canton, Ohio, supplies friction management and power transmission products and services.
PITTSBURGH -- PPG Industries has named Michael McGarry executive vice president in charge of its automotive refinish business, Asian operations, global information technology and aerospace products. McGarry, who had been a senior vice president, will retain his current responsibility for commodity chemicals and environmental issues. He will be based at the company’s Pittsburgh headquarters and will continue to report to CEO Charles Bunch. Pierre-Marie De Leener, who was previously responsible for the automotive refinish unit, will leave the company on Oct. 31. In addition, Cynthia Niekamp, the senior vice president in charge of PPG’s original equipment automotive coatings, will add the Latin American region to her portfolio. PPG Industries supplies coatings and paint. It ranks No. 87 on the Automotive News list of the top 100 global suppliers with estimated worldwide parts sales to automakers of $1.73 billion in 2011.