Cars and trucks
BUICK - John Bowen to brand manager of future product. He was advertising director.
FREIGHTLINER CORP. - Scott Smith to director of product planning for Freightliner Trucks. He was manager of engineering operations and planning.
CADEC SYSTEMS INC. - Les Dole to general manager. He was director of the CMS business line.
Cadec, a subsidiary of Cummins Engine Co. based in Londonderry, N.H., supplies on-board computer systems.
O&S MANUFACTURING CO. - Frank Petroshus to president. He was vice president of manufacturing.
O&S, based in Whitmore Lake, Mich., supplies steering and suspension components for heavy trucks.
NORTON PERFORMANCE PLASTICS CORP. - Gerard Walsh to president and COO. He was business unit director for the masking and packaging systems division of Minnesota Mining & Manufacturing Co.
Norton, of Wayne, N.J., supplies specialty plastic products.
DELPHI AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS - Deborah Ayers to director of public relations and communications for Delphi Harrison Thermal Systems. She was director of public relations at Delphi Packard Electric Systems.
John Anderson to regional communications director for Asia Pacific operations, a newly created position. He was public affairs manager at Delphi Harrison Thermal Systems.
Delphi Automotive Systems, based in Troy, Mich., supplies automotive components and systems.
SIEBE AUTOMOTIVE - Joseph Emmi to vice president for the Ford global business unit. He was sales director for Ford and core Tier 1 accounts at Freudenberg-NOK.
Siebe Auto-motive, based in Southfield, Mich., supplies fluid systems, valves, sensors and controls.
UNITED TECHNOLOGIES CORP. - David FitzPatrick to senior vice president and CFO. He was controller and vice president at Eastman Kodak Co.
Tesfaye Aklilu to vice president of quality. He was vice president of quality and business process effectiveness for Pratt & Whitney.
United Technologies, of Hartford, Conn., provides high-technology products and support.
DEWITT MEDIA INC. - Steven Facini to vice president and account director for BMW of North America. He was vice president and account director for McCann-Erickson Direct.
DeWitt Media is an advertising agency in New York.
GENERAL MOTORS ENTERPRISE ACTIVITIES GROUP -John Dues to general director of worldwide real estate. He was a national partner and worldwide director of corporate real estate for Arthur Andersen LLP in Washington, D.C.
GM's Enterprise Activities Group provides a single source for services supporting the global interests of the corporation.
COACHMEN RECREATIONAL VEHICLE CO. - Don Medd to vice president of operations. He was assistant vice president of manufacturing for Coachmen's operations in Middlebury, Ind.
James Johnson to assistant vice president of business development. He was a management trainee and an attorney.
Coachmen is a full-line RV manufacturer.
ALLISON-FISHER INC. - Alan Czarnomski to senior vice president in charge of domestic consulting. He was process and information manager for General Motors' NAO Group Planning Organization in Warren, Mich.
Allison-Fisher is an automotive marketing research and consulting firm in Southfield, Mich.