AP TECHNOGLASS CO. - Thomas Throop to COO. He was vice president of market development and technology.
AP Technoglass, of Florence, Ky., makes glass and glazing assemblies for the automotive industry.
ARVINMERITOR INC. - Michael Muzzin to vice president of sales and marketing for Europe. He was senior director for advanced module sales.
William Clark to vice president of sales and marketing for Daimler-Chrysler and affiliates. He was director of commercial and program management for undercarriage modules.
ArvinMeritor Inc., of Troy, Mich., supplies air and emission technologies, door, roof, wheel and motion control systems, modular suspension systems and components, and drivetrains for the automotive industry.
BEHR AMERICA - Linda Rhodes to director of Behr America's North American Ford Customer Center.
She was sales and program director for climate control at Valeo Inc.
Behr America, of Troy, Mich., supplies engine cooling and air conditioning systems to the automotive industry.
GUIDE CORP. - Charles Martin to director of program management and program engineering. He was vice president of engineering and program management for Citation Tool of Fraser, Mich.
Bryan Welch to director of product engineering. He was director of product development.
Rich DeMatteo to group manager of business development. He was director of engineering systems.
Karl Charlson to program manager. He was director of purchasing at ASC Inc., of Southgate, Mich., for General Motors halo vehicle projects.
Susan White to program manager. She was program manager for ASC Inc.
Guide Corp., of Pendleton, Ind., produces exterior lighting systems for the automotive industry.
KEY PLASTICS LLC - David Smith to vice president and CFO. He was vice president of corporate finance.
Peter McElroy to vice president of marketing and public relations.
He was vice president of business management.
Richard Pudney to director of advanced technology development. He joined the company in 1991 as a project engineer.
Timothy Fesko to director of advanced interior product development. He was with ValeoSylvania in Seymour, Ind.
Curtis Rheker to director of new business development. He was director of customer and business management.
Dean Froney to vice president of new business development. He was vice president of business management.
Stephen Wamsley to director of corporate industrial engineering. He was lean manufacturing manager at Venture Industries in Grand Blanc, Mich.
Key Plastics, of Novi, Mich., makes door handles, underhood components, decorative trim, and radio bezels for the automotive industry.
LEAR CORP. - Wendy Foss to assistant corporate controller. She was director of corporate finance.
Lear Corp., of Southfield, Mich., supplies automotive interiors, including seat systems, interior trim and electrical systems to the automotive industry.
METALYDYNE CORP. - Doug Grim to vice president and general manager of the precision forming division. He was vice president of quality and supply chain management.
Metaldyne Corp., of Plymouth, Mich., supplies forged and powdered metal, engines, transmissions, axles and drivelines, wheel and suspension parts to the automotive Industry.
OXFORD AUTOMOTIVE INC. - Martin Welch to executive vice president and CFO. Prior to joining Oxford, Welch worked with York Financial Services Inc. where he served on a number of boards for York's portfolio companies.
Oxford Automotive Inc., of Troy, Mich., supplies metal-formed assemblies to the automotive industry.
ZF FRIEDRICHSHAFEN - Julio Caspari to president of ZF Group North American Operations. He was president of powertrain and suspension components division in North America.
ZF, of Florence, Ky., supplies driveline and chassis technology to the automotive industry.