Cars and trucks
NISSAN MOTOR CORP. U.S.A. - Larry Caudill to director of marketing development for Nissan and Infiniti divisions. He was in charge of external communications and corporate planning.
Dave Burrows to the newly created position of director of parts and accessories sales and marketing for both Nissan and Infiniti divisions. He had been regional marketing manager at the Mid-Atlantic region.
Olga Reisler replaces Jules Clavadetscher as Nissan Division's Northwest region vice president. Reisler had been regional vice president for Infiniti's central region.
Tom Hushek takes Reisler's spot at Infiniti's central region. He had been Nissan Division Southeast region vice president.
Mike Darrow replaces Husheck at Nissan Southeast. He had been director of remarketing at national.
KIA MOTORS AMERICA - Bill Camp to executive director of finance. He had been executive director of corporate planning and finance. S.J. Yoo, who had been senior executive coordinator, takes over Camp's responsibilities as corporate planning officer.
Steve Schmidt to consumer affairs operations manager. He was previously regional manager of the Western Region. Steve Shaw replaces Schmidt. Shaw had been staff manager of field operations.
Mike McVeigh to consumer affairs administration manager. He had been consumer affairs operations manager.
John Schuetz to manager of regional administration. He was formerly manager of sales operations.
Dave Alfonso to manager of fleet and remarketing. He was previously manager of remarketing.
MITSUBISHI MOTOR SALES OF AMERICA INC. - Peg Dilworth-Hunt to director of marketing communications, responsible for advertising, auto shows and promotions. She was manager of retail strategies.
Mitsubishi also created three 'market planner' positions to handle the marketing of product lines: Marcel Millot, who had been manager of market and product planning, will be the market planner in charge of economy and compact cars. Dee Nelson will move from manager of fleet/remarketing programs to run luxury cars. Jeanne Hoover, who was manager of sales support, will oversee sporty cars.
GENERAL MOTORS ENTERPRISE ACTIVITIES GROUP -Barre Mor-ris to director of human resources. He was director of human resources at GM's Vehicle Development and Technical Operations.
David Robson to finance director. He was director of business development at GM's treasurer's office in New York.
The Enterprise Activities Group was formed in January to establish common processes throughout GM.
GENERAL MOTORS SERVICE PARTS OPERATIONS - Mary Shaw to director of business planning and processes. She was director of information management.
Gary Klindt to director of product service training and warranty administration. He was director of marketing services.
Ronald Hiner to general product manager for ACDelco Engine Management Products. He was director of GM support programs for Delco Electronics.
Marylee Gervin to general product manager for Powertrain products. She was northern regional manager, based in Minneapolis.
GM SPO, based in Grand Blanc, Mich., markets automotive replacement parts and accessories under the GM and ACDelco brand names.
AMERICAN ISUZU MOTORS INC. - Anthony Page to director of commercial vehicle service and parts. He was national service operations manager.
TOYOTA MOTOR SALES U.S.A. INC. - George Christoff to assistant general manager for the San Francisco region. He was general sales manager for the Central Atlantic divisional offices in Glen Burnie, Md.
GENERAL MOTORS ONSTAR DIVISION - Sheryl Adams to commercial sales manager. She was an account manager at GE Capital Fleet Services.
GENERAL MOTORS POWERTRAIN - Shawn Burns to director of synthesis and analysis. He was Premium V6 operations manager at the Livonia, Mich., engine plant.
Paul Simpson, director of hu-man resources at Ypsilanti (Mich.) Transmission Operations, will retire May 1. He joined GM in 1965.
Simpson will be replaced by Mark Johnson, plant personnel director for Warren (Mich.) Transmission Operations.
Johnson's replacement is Mary Thornton, plant personnel director for Livonia Engine Operations.
Thornton will be replaced by Thomas Bennett, human resources management director for career management process at GM North American Operations personnel.
LEAR CORP. - William McLaugh- lin to director of taxes. He had been European tax manager at Lear's international headquarters in Germany.
Lear, based in Southfield, Mich., supplies automotive interiors.
BENTELER AUTOMOTIVE CORP. - Thomas Palumbo to vice president of sales and marketing. He was sales director, responsible for activity with Japanese and South Korean automakers.
Benteler, of Grand Rapids, Mich., supplies tubular, stamped and welded components and tooling and equipment.
DELPHI AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS - Dale Pilger to general director of sales, marketing and planning for Delphi Interior & Lighting Systems. He was director of Asia Pacific operations for Delphi Energy & Management Systems.
Thomas Gann Jr. to director of manufacturing engineering for Delphi Interior & Lighting Sys-tems. He was general manager of manufacturing/engineering at Toyota Motor Manufacturing U.S.A. in Georgetown, Ky.
Peter Janak to chief information officer. He was vice president and chief information officer at TRW Inc.
Delphi, based in Troy, Mich., supplies automotive components and systems.
WALBRO CORP. - Oyvind Knud-sen to director of engineering for Walbro Korea Ltd. in Chonan, Korea. He was manager of design and development for Walbro Norway.
Walbro, based in Cass City, Mich., designs and manufactures precision fuel systems.
SOLVAY AUTOMOTIVE INC. - Andrew Kirk to business analysis manager. He was controller at the Adrian, Mich., plant.
Solvay, based in Troy, Mich., supplies blow-molded products, plastic fuel systems and composite manifolds.
MICHIGAN VIRTUAL AUTOMOTIVE COLLEGE - Bruce Mont-gomery to CEO. He was COO.
The Michigan Virtual Automotive College, based in Ann Arbor, Mich., is a not-for-profit corporation that delivers post-secondary education to automotive industry workers. It has 48 university and college partnerships in Michigan.
MANHEIM AUCTIONS INC. - Warren Young, vice chairman and a company consultant, retired. He also had retired in 1992, after 30 years with the company, 17 of them as president.
Manheim, based in Atlanta, operates over 80 wholesale auto auctions in North America and the United Kingdom.
AUTO-BY-TEL CORP. - Brent Jones to COO of Auto-By-Tel Marketing Corp. He was vice president of sales and marketing for Dycam Inc.
Auto-By-Tel, of Irvine, Calif., provides an Internet-based purchasing program for new and used vehicles.
GMAC INSURANCE HOLDINGS INC. - Bernard Buselmeier to executive vice president and CFO of subsidiary Integon Corp. He was vice president of finance and treasurer at Motors Insurance Corp..
John Dunn to vice president of finance and treasurer at Motors Insurance Corp. He was assistant treasurer there.
GMAC Insurance Holdings Inc. is a subsidiary of General Motors Acceptance Corp.