TOYOTA MOTOR MANUFACTURING NORTH AMERICA INC. - Patrick Nepute to general manager and general counsel of the legal department. He was assistant general manager and general counsel of the department.
Jim Bolte to general manager of the information systems department. He was assistant general manager of the department.
SUBARU OF AMERICA INC. - Tony Graziano to vice president for the Penn Jersey Region. The territory includes 67 dealers in three states.
Graziano was Penn Jersey regional sales manager.
AMERICAN AXLE & MANUFACTURING HOLDINGS INC. - Robin Adams to executive vice president and CFO. He was vice president-treasurer and principal financial officer for Borg-Warner Automotive Inc.
Robert Krause to vice president and treasurer. He was treasurer.
American Axle & Manufacturing, of Detroit, supplies driveline systems, chassis systems and forged products for trucks, buses, sport-utilities and passenger cars.
BORG-WARNER AUTOMOTIVE INC. - Jeffrey Obermayer , 44, to acting treasurer. He is vice president of finance and business development for the Automatic Transmission Systems operating group.
Borg-Warner Automotive, of Chicago, supplies highly engineered components and systems for vehicle powertrain applications.
R.E. WARNER & ASSOCIATES INC. - Robert Ramer to vice president for Automotive & Manufacturing. He was a project manager.
R.E. Warner & Associates is a consulting engineering firm based in Westlake, Ohio. It provides facilities, civil, environmental and architectural services.
INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF PLASTICS ENGINEERS - Suresh Shah to chairman for the Automotive Division. He will chair the division until June 1, 2000. Shah is a senior staff scientist within the Advanced Development group of Delphi Automotive Systems Corp. in Troy, Mich.
The 35,000-member Society of Plastics Engineers is based in Brookfield, Conn.
THE POWDER COATING INSTITUTE - Bill Kaufmann to 1999-2000 president. He was 1998-99 acting vice president. Kaufmann is president of Powder Finishers Inc. in Sturtevant, Wis.
The Powder Coating Institute is based in Alexandria, Va.