ARVINMERITOR INC. - Bob Seed to vice president of global sales and marketing for the Light Vehicle Systems business group. He was global vice president of sales, marketing and corporate relations at Lear Corp. in Southfield, Mich.
ArvinMeritor of Troy, Mich., produces air and emission technologies, door, roof, and wheel and motion control systems, modular suspension systems and components.
CLARION TECHNOLOGIES INC. - Kenneth La Grand to the board of directors. He was executive vice president of Gentex Corp. before his retirement in January.
Clarion, of Grand Rapids, Mich., is a custom injection molder that provides mold design and engineering services to the automotive industry.
DELPHI CORP. - Jesus Flores-Estrada to director of Delphi product and service solutions for Mexico and Central America. Flores-Estrada replaces James Holden, who is retiring.
Bethany Bernthal, 47, to director of brand management and communications for Delphi product and service solutions, replacing Rachelle Valdez.
Bernthal was director of public affairs and communications at Delphi Steering in Saginaw, Mich.
Rachelle Valdez, 39, to director of public affairs and communications for Delphi Steering in Saginaw, Mich.
Karen McClain, 51, to purchasing director, replacing Beverly Gaskin. McClain was director of global purchasing for Delphi Interior and Safety Systems.
Beverly Gaskin, 40, to purchasing director for Delphi Steering.
Delphi Corp. of Troy, Mich., produces steering, chassis, electrical, energy and engine management, thermal management, interiors and electronic components.
DURA AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS INC. - Scott Ocholik to director of finance. He was manager of financial reporting.
Dura Automotive of Rochester Hills, Mich., produces glass systems, driver control subsystems, structural door modules, seat mechanisms and structures, and engineered assemblies.
FEDERAL-MOGUL CORP. - Dawn New-Echlin to supplier diversity manager, responsible for developing a supplier diversity program for the company.
She had been business development manager and supplier diversity coordinator for Kenny Industrial Services of Chicago.
Federal-Mogul of Southfield, Mich., is a supplier of internal engine components, bearings and lighting to the auto industry.
GENTEX CORP. - Connie Hamblin to vice president of investor relations and corporate communications. She remains the company's corporate secretary.
Gentex of Holland, Mich., makes electrochromic interior and exterior rear-view mirrors for the auto industry.
JOHNSON CONTROLS INC. - Paul Lambert, 45, to vice president and general manager of quality and quality systems for North America at the automotive systems group.
He was vice president and general manager of product and business development in Europe, in Burscheid, Germany.
Lambert replaces Larry Donaldson, who was promoted to group vice pres-ident and general manager of Johnson Controls' automotive North American operations.
Johnson Controls of Milwaukee supplies seats, interior trim, batteries, electronics, cockpits and instrument panels to the auto industry.
LOCTITE AUTOMOTIVE - Nicholas Sampieri to automotive market development manager.
He was in sales and marketing leadership positions in the silicone products division of General Electric Co.
Loctite Automotive of Rocky Hill, Conn., makes sealants, adhesives and coatings.
MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC AUTOMOTIVE AMERICA - David Stone to executive director of powertrain, body and chassis. He was director of international business for Delco Remy International Inc.
Mitsubishi Electric Automotive America of Northville Township, Mich., makes electrical and electronic systems and components for the auto industry.
PERMO-DRIVE TECHNOLOGIES LTD. - James Borovac to program manager.
He was lead product engineer on rear seat entertainment systems for Visteon Corp.'s telematics multimedia systems group.
Permo-Drive of Australia, with operations in Ann Arbor, Mich., develops regenerative energy management systems for the auto industry.