Here are the 23 judges for the sixth annual Automotive News PACE Awards:
Robert Chapman: Former president of Electroautomotive Inc.; former chairman of the Partnership for a New Generation of Vehicles technical task force; former executive with Allied Signal Aerospace Co.
Wade Edwards: Partner with Tibbits, Edwards & Associates LLC, a consultant to automotive suppliers; former executive with fuel-system supplier Pilot Industries.
C. Glenn Gardner: Head of Gardner Consulting, a management consulting firm; former large car platform manager at Chrysler Corp.; former chairman of Diamond-Star Motors Corp.
Thomas Hachiya: Partner with Computer Sciences Corp.; former executive with General Motors and Electronic Data Systems Corp.
Robert Hall: Professor of operations management at Indiana University; founding member of the Association for Manufacturing Excellence.
Thomas Hanna: Former president of the American Automobile Manufacturers Association.
Susan Helper: Associate professor of economics at Case Western Reserve University; research associate with the International Motor Vehicle Program at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Karl Johnson Jr.: CEO of Redem Technologies Inc.; former executive director of CIBC World Markets.
Al Kinzer: Principal of A.O. Kinzer and Associates Inc. consulting firm; former president of BMW Manufacturing Corp.; former senior vice president of Honda of America Manufacturing Inc.
Harold Krivan: Senior partner with J.D. Power & Associates; former executive with Rockwell Automotive.
Lawrence Lonero: Principal of Northport Associates; expert on driving safety and methods used to influence driver behavior.
Lisa Marshall: Managing director of automotive and heavy machinery with BankBoston N.A.
Andrew McGill: Associate professor at the University of Michigan School of Business and director of the Global Business Partnership; former editor of Automotive News.
E. Kidder Meade III: President of EKM III Inc., a manufacturing consulting firm; former executive with UNOVA.
Lee Miskowski: Former vice president of Ford Motor Co.
Henry Nickol: Former vice president of Ford Motor Co.
Douglas Ober: Senior vice president of The Bank of New York
Glenn Omura: Professor at Michigan State University
Michael Smitka: Associate professor of economics at Washington and Lee University
Larry Tibbits: Heads Tibbits, Edwards & Associates consulting firm; former General Motors plant manager
Robert Tuttle: Former CEO of SPX Corp.; member of the Automotive Hall of Fame.
Gregoire van de Velde: Founder and president of Automotive Strategy Corp.
Scott Whitlock: Attorney with Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP; general counsel to Ohio Manufacturers' Association; former executive vice president, Honda of America Manufacturing Inc.