GENERAL MOTORS - Edd Snyder, 53, to executive director of corporate communications. He was director of communications for labor, manufacturing and community relations.
Snyder succeeds Tony Cervone, who left GM in September to become vice president of communications for DaimlerChrysler in North America.
SUBARU OF AMERICA INC. - Clint Wetty to vice president for the Penn-Jersey region.
He was sales manager for the region.
COLLINS & AIKMAN CORP. - Gregory Miller to senior director of design for the Global Product Development Division. He was design manager for the Truck Vehicle Center Color and Trim department of Ford Motor Co.
The company also made several European appointments. They include:
Kenneth Arens to business unit general manager for U.K. operations. He was divisional chief executive for worldwide manufacturing of automotive decorative trim and fluid handling components at McKechnie PLC.
Nick Munster to Swedish operations business unit manager. He was general manager of the fuel delivery systems operations of TI Group Automotive Systems.
Masimo Zagati to vice president of finance and business development for European operations. He was director of mergers and acquisitions for the European operations of Lear Corp.'s Automotive Components unit.
Collins & Aikman of Troy, Mich., supplies floor and acoustic systems, and automotive fabric, interior trim and convertible-top systems.
SIEMENS AUTOMOTIVE CORP. - Mehran Rahbar to vice president and general manager of Powertrain Fuel Components in Newport News, Va. He was vice president and general manager for Siemens Automotive's Motors and Drives Engine Cooling division in London, Ontario.
Siemens Automotive of Auburn Hills, Mich., supplies electrical and electronic systems and components.
ASC INC. - Bill Carroll to manager of the ASC Exterior Technologies Beavercreek, Ohio, extrusion and molding plant. He was manager of ASC Composites Systems' plant in Bowling Green, Ky.
ASC Exterior Technologies of Bingham Farms, Mich., supplies automotive exterior trim systems. It is a unit of ASC Inc. of Southgate, Mich.
DELCO REMY INTERNATIONAL INC. - Denise Lee to vice president of sales for the Automotive Systems Division. She was vice president of sales and customer satisfaction for New Venture Gear Inc. in Troy, Mich.
Delco Remy International of Anderson, Ind., designs, manufactures, remanufactures and distributes electrical, powertrain/drivetrain and related automotive components.
REGAL PLASTICS CO. - Stephen Meek, 49, to president and COO. He was a senior business development manager for Delphi Automotive Systems Corp.
Regal Plastics of Roseville, Mich., supplies plastic injection molded automotive interior trim and underhood components.
GKN SINTER METALS INC. - Dave Halladay, 38, to operations manager for the Zeeland, Mich., unit. He was plant manager for Grand Haven Stamped Products in Grand Haven, Mich.
Kenneth Youker, 44, to Wisconsin Operations regional quality manager. He was quality assurance manager for Gresen Hydraulics in Minneapolis.
Matthew Yow to North American manager for the company's Six Sigma unit, a new position. He was manager of GKN Sinter Metals' Conover, N.C., plant.
Neil Geldard-Williams to manager of the Lichfield, England, plant. He was plant director for GKN Driveshafts Ltd. in the United Kingdom.
Philip Gregory Fridley, 45, to manager of the Menomonee Falls, Wis., plant. He was director of quality for American Welding & Tank in Mechanicsburg, Pa.
GKN Sinter Metals of Auburn Hills, Mich., supplies powder metal automotive components.
AUTO CHASSIS INTERNATIONAL - Bruno de Sainte Marie, 47, to vice president of sales and business development. He was director of marketing for Valeo Engine Cooling.
Auto Chassis International of Le Mans, France, designs, manufactures and sells vehicle suspension and chassis systems.