MERCEDES-BENZ USA INC. - Tom Guidugli to general manager of human resources. He was divisional vice president of human resources for DaimlerChrysler Europe in Brussels.
He replaces Bob Erzen, who retired after 11 years with Mercedes-Benz USA Inc.
TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATE SERVICES OF NORTH AMERICA - Steven Curtis to investor relations manager. He was a vice president in the corporate and investor relations group of Ruder Finn Inc.
APOGEE ENTERPRISES INC. - Joe Deckman to executive vice president of the Glass Services segment. The unit includes Harmon AutoGlass, Harmon Inc., Harmon Solutions Group, Glass Depot and Curvlite. He was president of Apogee's Building Products and Services Group.
Apogee Enterprises is based in Minneapolis. The Harmon AutoGlass unit supplies windshields and other automotive glass.
DIVERSIFIED DECORATIVE PLASTICS - Vijay Mandyam to quality engineer. He w as a quality assurance engineer for DDM Plastics Inc. of Tillsonburg, Ontario.
Earl Reed to quality engineer. He was a regional sales manager for the PPG Paint Technical Center in Troy, Mich.
Diversified Decorative Plastics, of Kuttawa, Ky., supplies precision plastic parts, including nameplates, badges and marque emblems, and light reflectors.
CHAMPION LABORATORIES INC. - John Evans to senior vice president of sales and marketing. He was vice president of sales for SW Marketing/Knight Electronics.
Champion, of Albion, Ill., manufactures automotive and heavy-duty air, oil, gasoline and diesel fuel filters.
JOHNSON CONTROLS INC. - Jim Geschke to vice president of electronics integration. He was director of global business development and product planning.
Larry Fieroh to executive director of advanced sales. He was executive director of seat systems marketing and product development.
Johnson Controls is based in Milwaukee. The automotive unit in Plymouth, Mich., supplies seating and interior systems and batteries.
LACKS ENTERPRISES INC. - Dick Lacks Jr. to president and CEO. He also was appointed to the board. He was executive vice president.
Chet Anisko to CFO and treasurer. He also remains vice president of finance.
Jim DeBoer to secretary. He is a partner with the law firm of Varnum, Riddering, Schmidt and Howlett.
Kurt Lacks to chairman of th e board. He was vice president of operations.
Ken Hungerford to the board. He is president and CEO of Adac Plastics Inc.
Kevin Kabat to the board. He is president of Old Kent Bank, a unit of Old Kent Financial Corp. in Grand Rapids, Mich.
John Kennedy to the board. He is president and CEO of Autocam Corp. of Kentwood, Mich.
Lacks Enterprises, of Grand Rapids, Mich., supplies plastic automotive exterior and wheel components.
OXFORD AUTOMOTIVE INC.
Nick Parker to vice president of program management. He was executive director of advanced engineering.
Oxford Automotive, of Troy, Mich., supplies OEM engineered metal components, assemblies and modules.
INTERMET CORP. - Thomas Woehlke to general manager of the Intermet Havana Foundry in Havana, Ill. He was president and partner at Lawran Foundry Co.
Intermet, of Troy, Mich., supplies precision iron and aluminum cast automotive components.
FAG AUTOM OTIVE INC. - Karl Angler to COO. He will continue as vice president of finance and administration for FAG Bearings Ltd.
Ron Goebel to vice president of manufacturing. He was manufacturing manager.
Frank Lang to vice president of engineering. He was engineering manager.
Marc Vachon to vice president of sales and marketing. He was sales and marketing manager.
Lance John to manager of quality development for the Stratford, Ontario, site. He was a quality ma nager for Collins & Aikman Plastics Inc.
FAG Automotive, of Southfield, Mich., supplies bearings for chassis, engine and powertrain engineering.
AMCAST INDUSTRIAL CORP. - Ronald DiLiddo to president of Amcast Automotive North A merica. He was general manager for Valeo SA's North American Wiper Systems and Electric Motor group.
Amcast Industrial, of Dayton, Ohio, supplies automotive flow control products and engineered components.
FINDLAY INDUSTRIES INC. - Terry Reinhart to executive vice president of worldwide operations. He was vice president of operations.
Bernie Scibienski to vice president of North American Manufacturing operations. He was general plants manager of regional manufacturing for Johnson Controls Inc./Prince, of Holland, Mich.
Findlay Industries, of Findlay, Ohio, supplies soft trim, seat assemblies and components, headliners, door and sidewall trim panels and other automotive interior and exterior components.
FCI AUTOMOTIVE - Conrad Trapp to account manager for tier customers. He was a sales manager for BTR/FASCO of Southfield, Mich.
FCI Automotive, of Livonia, Mich., supplies electronic and electrical inter connection systems. It is a unit of Framatome Connectors International, of Paris.
MARKETWISE SOLUTIONS INC. - David Walsh to vice president. He was president of Training Strategies Inc., a provider of educational and motivational resources to automotive dealerships.
MarketWise Solutions is an automotive remarketing company based in Minneapolis.
IAV AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING INC. - Oliver Mehler to vice president and COO. He was business development manager for powertrain electronics.
IAV Automotive Engineering, of Ann Arbor, Mich., provides engineering services for powertrain management systems and calibration.
AUTOBYTEL.COM - Patrick DeMarco to director of financial products. He was a model line manager for Nissan Motor Corp.
Autobytel.com is an automotive sales Internet vehicle-buying service in Irvine, Calif.
JM FAMILY ENTERPRISES INC. - Forrest Heathcott to assistant general manager for South east Toyota Distributors Inc., a unit of JM Family Enterprises. He was group vice president of field operations for the unit.
Steve Hayes to general manager of the JM&A Group. He was assistant general manager of the group. Hayes a lso serves as a vice president for JM Family Enterprises.
JM Family Enterprises, of Deerfield Beach, Fla., is a diversified automotive company that offers financial, warranty and insurance products and services, and distributes vehicles.