William Hunt, 54, has been named chairman of automotive supplier Arvin Industries Inc., succeeding Byron Pond, who retired.
Hunt will continue as president and CEO. He joined Arvin as counsel in 1976.
Hunt also has served as vice president for administration, secretary and general counsel, executive vice president, COO and member of the board.
Arvin, of Columbus, Ind., supplies exhaust systems, ride-control products, filters and gas-charged lift supports.