DETROIT - AlliedSignal Friction Materials has named Gregory Brown as vice president and general manager of its global original equipment business.
He had been executive vice president of the South-field, Mich.-based auto-motive division of Foamex International Inc.
Brown, 44, had been with Foamex - a supplier of seat foam, headliners, door panels and carpets - since July 1997. Before that, he had been vice president of marketing and sales for the Automotive Trim Group of Guardian Industries Inc. in Auburn Hills, Mich. He also was president of Detroit-based DCT Inc., a materials-handling systems provider, and worked 15 years for General Electric Co., mainly with its automotive group in Southfield.
AlliedSignal Friction Materials, based in Troy, Mich., supplies disc brake pads, drum brake linings and other brake-related products, mainly for automotive OEM and aftermarket customers.