NISSAN MOTOR MANUFACTURING CORP. U.S.A. - Julie Corcoran, 43, to director and manager of the Altima Trim & Chassis Plant. Corcoran is the first female plant manager in the corporation's 19-year history. Before her promotion, she was a department manager in the plant.
Dan Bednarzyk, 35, to director and manager of the Altima Body Assembly Plant. He was an engineering department manager there.
Both Corcoran and Bednarzyk are now members of the company's operating committee.
NAVISTAR INTERNATIONAL CORP. - Dan Ustian to president of the engine and foundry group. He was vice president and general manager of the group.
Navistar International produces diesel engines, heavy and medium trucks and school buses.
DELCO REMY AMERICA INC. - Michael Alma to vice president of Asia Pacific operations. He was director of Asia Pacific operations.
Delco Remy America is a unit of Delco Remy International Inc. of Anderson, Ind., which supplies electrical, powertrain/drivetrain and related components.
OXFORD AUTOMOTIVE INC. - Thomas Kerns to treasurer. He was director of global currency management for Lear Corp.
Oxford Automotive, of Troy, Mich., supplies metal components, assemblies and modules.
PILOT INDUSTRIES INC. - Lawrence Parker to president and COO.
He was a senior vice president and general manager for Delco Remy International Inc.'s heavy-duty business unit.
Pilot Industries, of Dexter, Mich., supplies fuel-delivery systems and brake components.
SOUTHWESTERN OHIO STEEL INC. - David Pratt to vice president of materials. He was director of the materials department.
Southwestern Ohio Steel, of Hamilton, Ohio, provides steel processing.
RELIANT MANUFACTURING INC. - Tom Westman to COO. He was vice president of operations for the former Genesis Manufacturing, which was purchased by Reliant this summer.
Reliant Manufacturing, of Chesterfield, Mich., provides production machining and assembly services and manufactures door closure systems.
CITIZENS AUTO FINANCE INC. - John Degnan to Mid-Atlantic regional credit manager. He was assistant vice president for Core-States Dealer Services.
Anthony Scrocca to Mid-Atlantic regional sales manager. He was regional account manager for Core-States Dealer Services.
Citizens Auto Finance, of Horsham, Pa., provides prime indirect financing to automobile dealerships.
PRODUCTIVITY INC. - Robert Chiarlanza to senior management consultant. He was Ford Production System process adviser for the Visteon/North Penn Electronics plant in Lansdale, Pa.
Productivity, of Portland, Ore., is a consulting, training and publishing company that provides improvement technology to the global manufacturing industry.
FUTURE THREE INC. - John Flavin to CEO. He was senior vice president of enterprise management software provider JBA International of Novi, Mich.
John Ternes to CFO. He was CFO for Interface Systems Inc. of Ann Arbor, Mich.
Future Three, of Northville, Mich., provides fully integrated supply chain management software.