SUBARU OF AMERICA INC. - Thomas Doll to senior vice president and CFO. He was vice president and CFO.
Fred Adcock to senior vice president for sales. He was vice president for sales.
Scott Mogren to vice president for human resources. He was director of human resources.
LEAR CORP. - Frank Preston to senior vice president for strategic planning and South American operations. He was president of the Interior Systems Group. Preston joined Lear as a senior vice president and president of Lear's Masland Division in 1996, after Lear's acquisition of Masland Corp.
Douglas DelGrosso to president of the Interior Systems Group. He was president of Lear's General Motors Division. He continues to serve as a senior vice president of Lear.
Joe Zimmer to president of the GM Division. He was vice president of North American Operations for the division.
Charles Fisher to president of the Ford Division. He was president of the Chrysler Division.
Louis Salvatore to president of the Chrysler Division. He was vice president of global purchasing.
James Masters to president of the Technology Division. He was vice president of advanced technology for the division.
Steve Hayworth to vice president of global purchasing. He was vice president and general manager for the Passenger Car I Business Unit for Lear's Ford Division.
Lear, of Southfield, Mich., supplies interior systems and products.
GROTE INDUSTRIES INC. - Charles Kasper to vice president of sales and marketing. He was general manager of international sales.
Grote supplies vehicle safety system products such as lamps, mirrors, wiring systems and reflective accessories. It is based in Madison, Ind.
BARNES GROUP INC. - Edmund Carpenter, 56, to president and CEO. He succeeds Theodore Martin, who has retired.
Carpenter was a senior managing director at New York-based private investment firm Clayton, Dubilier & Rice. He also serves on the boards of directors of Campbell Soup Co. Inc., Dana Corp. and Texaco Inc. He has also served as chairman and CEO at General Signal Corp. and president and COO of ITT Corp.
Barnes Group, of Bristol, Conn., supplies complex metal components and precision springs to the automotive industry.
DELPHI AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS - Susan McLaughlin, 44, has been named to the board of directors. McLaughlin is president of consumer services for BellSouth Telecommunications Inc. of Atlanta. She also is a director for Dayton Hudson Corp. of Minneapolis.
McLaughlin has held financial and marketing positions at Eastman Kodak Co. and Citibank, a unit of Citigroup Inc.
Other Delphi board members include:
Thomas Wyman, lead director, who served on the board of General Motors from 1985-98. He was formerly chairman, president and CEO of CBS Inc. of New York. Wyman also is a director for AT&T Corp. and AGCO Corp. He is a trustee emeritus of the Ford Foundation.
John Smith Jr., GM chairman and CEO. He also is a director of Hughes Electronics Corp. and Procter and Gamble Co.
Harry Pearce, director and vice chairman of the GM board. He also is a director of Hughes Electronics Corp., Marriott International Inc. and MDU Resources Group Inc.
Mike Losh, GM executive vice president and CFO.
Oscar De Paula Bernardes Neto, CEO of Bunge International, a Bermuda holding company headquartered in Sao Paulo, Brazil. He has been a consultant for several projects related to the automotive industry in South America.
He is a director for Alcoa and RBS in Brazil and a member of the advisory board for Booz-Allen & Hamilton.
Virgis Colbert, executive vice president of Miller Brewing Co. He is a director for Aeroquip-Vickers Inc., serves on the board of regents of the Milwaukee School of Engineering and serves on the Opportunities Industrialization Centers of America's National Industrial Council.
Shoichiro Irimajiri, president and representative director for Sega Enterprises Ltd. He was an executive vice president at Honda Motor Co. Ltd. before joining Sega in 1993. He had worked at Honda since 1963.
John Opie, vice chairman and executive officer for General Electric Co. He has worked for General Electric since 1961.
Roger Penske, founder and chairman of Penske Corp. He also is chairman and CEO of Detroit Diesel Corp., chairman of Diesel Technology Co., and chairman of Penske Truck Leasing Corp. Penske is a director for General Electric Co. and for Gulfstream Aerospace Corp.
Delphi is an automotive component and systems supplier based in Troy, Mich.
FEDERAL-MOGUL CORP. - Gregory Zimmer to marketing manager for Powertrain Systems-Americas. He was director of original equipment manufacturer sales and marketing for Cooper Automotive.
Emerson Carr to business improvement manager for General Products. He was president and CEO of Twin City Engineering and Twin City Testing.
David Whaley to director of operations for sintered products. He was director of operations for SPX Contech Corp.
Rene Dalleur to managing director of wiper products for Europe. He was special projects director and general manager of Belgium operations and European logistics for Cooper Automotive - Europe.
Terry Ressler to business manager for wiper products. He was business manager for Anco wiper products and will continue to have responsibility for the Anco line.
David Krohn to vice president for ignition products worldwide. He was vice president for Powertrain Systems' heavy-duty operation, Americas.
Rocco Petrilli to managing director for Sintered Products America, where he will be responsible for North American powder metal operations. He was a director of sprocket operations for Borg-Warner Automotive Inc.
Federal-Mogul, of Southfield, Mich., supplies parts and systems to the automotive, light-truck and heavy-duty markets.
TRW INC. - Ronald Vargo to vice president and treasurer. He was vice president of planning and development for the Automotive Electronics Group.
Vargo replaces Jeanne Syden-stricker, who was named vice president and chief information officer for TRW Automotive.
William Seeger to vice president of planning, analysis and investor relations. He was vice president of finance for the Occupant Restraint Systems Group.
TRW, of Cleveland, provides advanced technology products and services for the automotive market.
MTD AUTOMOTIVE INC. - Dennis Docherty to senior vice president of operations. He was vice president and general manager of MTD Cleveland Operations.
Richard Holmes to senior vice president of product development. He was director of product development.
Mark Theisen to vice president of strategic and business development. He was general manager of MTD Industrial Plastics.
MTD Automotive, of Cleveland, supplies structural underbody and powertrain component systems.
AUTOBYTEL.COM INC. - Hoshi Printer to senior vice president and CFO. He was CFO and vice president of finance administration for embedded imaging systems provider Peerless Systems Corp.
Autobytel.com, of Irvine, Calif., is an Internet-based purchasing program for new and certified used vehicles.
AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY ACTION GROUP - Kenneth Godzina to industry executive on loan from General Motors. He replaces Thomas Hoy, who retired after nearly 39 years at GM, including four as an AIAG executive on loan.
Godzina was manager of data resource management/data sharing for Worldwide Purchasing and Production Control & Logistics Systems for GM.
The Automotive Industry Action Group is based in Southfield, Mich. It is a not-for-profit trade group of automotive and truck manufacturers and their suppliers.
U.S. BANCORP - J. Michael Rogers to senior vice president and division manager of Dealer Commercial Services for the Western Region of U.S. Bancorp subsidiary U.S. Bank. He was a regional market manager of dealer corporate services for Bank of America.
U.S. Bancorp, of Minneapolis, is a bank holding company. It provides banking, trust, investment and payment systems products and services.
CUMMINS SOUTH INC. - Mark McGahan to president and principal manager. He was vice president of marketing and branch sales. Patrick McGahan to chairman and principal owner. He was president.
Cummins South, of Atlanta, is a distributorship for Cummins Engine and Onan Power Generation products in North America.
FORD MOTOR CREDIT CO. -Terry Chenault to executive vice president for Ford Credit Global Operations and Technology. He was senior vice president of credit utility and regional operations for American Express Co.
Ford Credit offers automotive financial services. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of Ford Motor Co.
J.D. POWER AND ASSOCIATES - Mike Cuffe to senior director of the Education and Training Services division. He was director of Groupe Schneider's Worldwide Corporate University.
J.D. Power and Associates is a marketing information firm based in Agoura Hills, Calif.
WHEELS INC. - David Barker to vice president of client services. He was director of client products.
Wheels, of Des Plaines, Ill., provides specialized services to help corporations manage their fleet vehicles.
NATIONAL AUTOMOBILE DEALERS ASSOCIATION - David Regan to senior director of Senate Affairs for the Government Relations Group. He was legislative counsel for Sen. Wendell Ford of Kentucky.
The National Automobile Dealers Association represents franchised new-car and truck dealers. It is based in McLean, Va.
BUDGET GROUP INC. - Mark Sotir, 35, to president of Budget Rent a Car Corp. North America. He was senior vice president of operations and reservations at Budget Group.
Budget Group, of Lisle, Ill., is a global network of vehicle rental and sales companies.
ADT AUTOMOTIVE INC. - Phil Plastic to general manager of Clearwater Auto Auction. He was general sales manager there.
ADT is a vehicle redistribution company based in Nashville, Tenn.