DETROIT - DaimlerChrysler has lured Cynthia Henderson from Lear Corp. to take over as director of manufacturing quality.
She replaces Franc Krebs, 61, who is retiring.
Henderson will be responsible for all DaimlerChrysler manufacturing quality programs and systems.
She also will direct quality support programs for the stamping, assembly, powertrain, components, international manufacturing and Mexican operations.
Henderson, 38, was vice president of quality for Lear's Ford Motor Co. division.
She also was director of worldwide supplier quality for UT Automotive Inc. of Dearborn, Mich., before Lear of Southfield, Mich., acquired it in May 1999.
Henderson also has worked in quality control at Ford Motor Co.
She has served as manager of quality control for the Lincoln Mark VII; manager of supplier quality; manager of quality control; and manufacturing planning specialist for the Mark VII.