MODERN ENGINEERING INC. - Michael Periard to CFO. Periard was vice president of finance at TradeBeam, a Southfield, Mich., supply chain technology firm.
Modern Engineering of Troy, Mich., provides technical staffing, engineering and design services to auto manufacturers.
EAGLEPICHER AUTOMOTIVE - Christoph Weber to managing director for the Wolverine Division's European operations. Weber was managing director for Takata-Petri in Aschaffenburg, Germany.
EaglePicher Automotive of Inkster, Mich., a subsidiary of EaglePicher Inc., supplies steering knuckles, pump components and rubber-coated metallic automotive gaskets.
MICROHEAT INC. - Gary Pilibosain to CEO. Pilibosian was senior vice president and corporate officer at Sanden International in Wylie, Texas.
Microheat of Farmington Hills, Mich., supplies hot washer fluid and automotive de-icing systems.
GST AUTOLEATHER - Francis Corby Jr. to senior vice president and CFO.
Corby was executive vice president and CFO of Guide Corp. in Pendleton, Ind.
GST AutoLeather of Hagerstown, Md., supplies auto leather interiors.
DURA AUTOMOTIVE - Timothy Glock to vice president of sales for North America. Glock was group customer director for Valeo Corp.
Dura Automotive of Rochester Hills, Mich., supplies seating and driver control systems.
THYSSENKRUPP BUDD CO. - Robert Soulliere to president of body, stamping and plastic.
He replaces Richard Urso, who is retiring.
Soulliere was president of ThyssenKrupp Fabco, the company's Canadian subsidiary.
ThyssenKrupp Budd of Troy, Mich., supplies body systems, chassis modules and castings.
JOHNSON CONTROLS INC. - Jeff Edwards to group vice president and general manager for Japan and Asia Pacific region. Edwards was a corporate officer.
Brian Kesseler to group vice president and general manager, North America. Kesseler was group vice president and general manager of customer business units, North America.
Johnson Controls of Plymouth, Mich., supplies seating, interior trim, batteries and automotive electronics.
VISTEON CORP. - Henry Martin to associate director, supplier diversity development. Martin was commodity purchasing manager.
Visteon of Dearborn, Mich., supplies automotive electronics, fuel systems, cockpits and powertrain control systems.
AMERICAN AXLE & MANUFACTURING - Elizabeth Chappell to the board of directors. Chappell is president and CEO of the Detroit Economic Club.
American Axle of Detroit supplies chassis, driveline systems and axle driveline modules.