VOLVO CARS OF NORTH AMERICA INC. - John Maloney to tactical marketing manager. He was marketing strategy project supervisor for global marketing at Ford Motor Co.
GENERAL MOTORS - Rico Digiorolamo Jr. to CFO and director of business development for GM TradeXchange. He was executive director of GM's Motors Holdings Division.
Doug Maulbetsch to chief information officer for GM TradeXchange. He was general director of information systems and services for GM's Worldwide Purchasing unit.
GM TradeXchange is General Motors' e-commerce Internet community.
HONDA MOTOR CO. - Koki Hirashima, president of Honda of America Manufacturing Inc., has been named a director of the parent company.
AMERICAN AXLE & MANUFACTURING HOLDINGS INC. - Jack Reilly to the board. Reilly is a partner with Reilly, Erwin & Co. LLC. He has served as a senior officer with several automotive suppliers, including Stant Corp., Scott Technologies Inc., Brunswick Corp. and Tenneco Automotive.
American Axle & Manufacturing of Detroit supplies driveline systems, chassis systems and forged products for the automotive industry.
LEAR CORP. - Dino de Falco to president of Mexican operations. He was director of Delphi-Saginaw Europe for Delphi Automotive Systems Corp.
Lear is an automotive interiors supplier in Southfield, Mich.
FEDERAL-MOGUL CORP. - Tim Wheeler to director of e-business development. He was director of customer service operations.
Federal-Mogul of Southfield, Mich., supplies components and systems to the automotive, light truck and heavy-duty markets.
SIEMENS AUTOMOTIVE CORP. - Bruce Wrenbeck to director of safety electronics restraint systems for Siemens Automotive North America. He was director of body electronics and director of sales and marketing in the United Kingdom for United Technologies Automotive.
Siemens Automotive of Auburn Hills, Mich., supplies automotive electrical and electronic systems.
BUDD CO. - Michael Dorney to vice president of sales and marketing for the Plastics Division. He was North American sales and marketing manager for the division.
Budd Co. is an automotive com- ponents supplier in Troy, Mich. The Plastics Division supplies reinforced composite materials and molded flexible, structural or Class A products for auto, truck and engine manufacturers.
DURA AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS INC. - Bud Huber to director of operational excellence. He was director of financial planning and analysis.
Shari McLellan to director of financial planning. She was senior director of financial analysis and reporting for Meritor Automotive Inc.
Dura Automotive Systems of Rochester Hills, Mich., supplies driver-control systems, body and glass systems and engineered products.
OXFORD AUTOMOTIVE INC. - Dawn Dumas to DaimlerChrysler business unit manager. She was sales and new business manager for Wellington Industries, a mid-sized stamper and supplier.
Oxford Automotive of Troy, Mich., supplies engineered metal components, assemblies and modules.
U.S.A. SWITCH INC. - Daniel Leeber to vice president of sales and marketing. He was sales and marketing manager.
U.S.A. Switch of Walled Lake, Mich., supplies automotive electrical and mechanical sensors, relays and switching devices.
SETON CO. - Robert DeMajistre, 52, to president and COO. He was executive vice president.
Seton is an automotive leather manufacturer in Norristown, Pa.
GILL MANUFACTURING INC. - Law-rence Murray to general manager of operations for the Trenton, Ga., and Grand Rapids and Walker, Mich., plants. He was vice president of North American operations for Lear/Donnelly Corp.
Gill Manufacturing of Grand Rapids provides automotive design, prototyping, testing and program management services. It also manufactures stamped metal components and welded and mechanical assemblies for seating interiors, chassis and braking systems.
INTERONE MARKETING GROUP INC. - Douglas Schultz to vice president and account supervisor. He was a group account supervisor responsible for Chrysler-Plymouth and Jeep direct marketing initiatives.
InterOne Marketing Group of Troy, Mich., is a unit of BBDO Worldwide.
EISBRENNER PUBLIC RELATIONS - Nathan Rowe to creative director. He was senior graphic designer.
Erin McLeod to assistant account executive at the company's Greenville, S.C., office, which serves automotive clients. She was an account coordinator there.
Amy Kovacs to account executive. She was a senior communications specialist at the U.S. Council for Automotive Research.
Keena Toth to account executive. She will work with the firm's automotive and service clients. Toth was an assistant account executive.
Eisbrenner Public Relations is in Troy, Mich.
DMB&B PUBLIC RELATIONS - Diane Forbes to senior editorial writer. She will provide editorial support for Meritor Automotive Communications in Troy, Mich. Forbes was a senior communications strategist for EDS/GM global strategic communication at Electronic Data Systems Corp.
DMB&B Public Relations is the Detroit metropolitan area office of Manning, Selvage & Lee. It is a unit of MacManus Group of New York, an advertising and communications organization.
AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY ACTION GROUP - Gary Hargreaves to the board. He is manager of e-commerce for Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.'s North American tire business unit. Hargreaves replaces Les Connolly, who retired after serving four years on the AIAG board and 36 years with Goodyear.
The Automotive Industry Action Group of Southfield, Mich., is a trade association of automotive and truck manufacturers and their suppliers.
MODERN ENGINEERING INC. - Park Payne to executive vice president and general manager at the Troy, Mich., headquarters. He was senior vice president of operations.
Modern Engineering provides technical staffing and engineering services to the automotive industry. It is a unit of CDI Corp. of Philadelphia.
NICHOLAS-ELLIS & ASSOCIATES LLC - Michael Moynihan to account manager for plant operations recruiting. He was vice president of manufacturing for CNI of Port Huron, Mich., a supplier of automotive interior trim products.
Tim Johnston to account manager for automotive paint and coatings recruiting. He is a 1999 graduate of Michigan State University. Nicholas-Ellis & Associates is an automotive engineering search firm in Port Huron, Mich.
AUTONATION INC. - Marc Bourhis, 37, to vice president and treasurer. He was assistant treasurer.
AutoNation is a publicly traded automotive retailer in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
GROUP 1 AUTOMOTIVE INC. - J. Brooks O'Hara, 44, to vice president of human resources. He was corporate manager of organizational development for Valero Energy Corp. of San Antonio.
Group 1 Automotive is a publicly traded automotive dealership group in Houston.
DRIVEOFF.COM INC. - Scott Derringer to executive director of business development. He was director of product development for the Egreetings Network Inc. of San Francisco.
DriveOff.com is an automotive e-commerce company in Denver. It is a subsidiary of e-business solutions and services company Navidec Inc.
eLOYALTY CORP. - Jeff Dalton to vice president. He was a chief technology executive with Ernst & Young International's eAutomotive consulting practice.
eLoyalty of Chicago provides software and services to help promote customer loyalty within the automotive industry.