Metaldyne Corp. President and CEO Timothy Leuliette has added the title of chairman, replacing J. Michael Losh.
Losh will remain on the board of directors of Plymouth Township-based Metaldyne and continue to work on acquisitions and finance. Metaldyne makes metal parts and assemblies for the automotive industry. Its parts are used in engines, transmissions and chassis.
Leuliette is a founding partner and senior managing director of Bloomfield Hills-based Heartland Industrial Partners L.P., which formed Metaldyne in November 2000 when it rolled together Taylor-based MascoTech Inc., Simpson Industries Inc. and Global Metal Technologies Inc.
Metaldyne reported $2.1 billion in 2001 sales.