ARVINMERITOR -- Ivor Evans to the board of directors.
Evans, 62, is an operating partner for the Washington private equity investment firm Thayer Capital Partners. He was vice chairman of Union Pacific Railroad from January 2004 to March 2005.
ArvinMeritor of Troy, Mich., supplies emission technologies, drivetrains, braking and suspension systems and specialty components.
BORGWARNER -- Bernd Matthes, 45, to president and general manager of transmission systems. He was vice president of European operations for BorgWarner Transmission Systems.
Matthes takes over for Mark Perlick, 58, who will move to the new position of vice president of technology.
BorgWarner of Auburn Hills, Mich., supplies all-wheel-drive systems, engine air management systems and transmission assemblies.
DANA CORP. -- Thomas Stone to president of the Traction Group. He will be in charge of worldwide light axle manufacturing and assembly operations.
He was managing director of the Torque Systems Group at GKN Driveline, a unit of GKN PLC.
Dana of Toledo, Ohio, supplies axles, sealing products, driveshafts, chassis and transmission parts.
DELPHI CORP. -- Brian Eichenlaub, 36, to investor relations director.
He was product line director for the Automotive Holdings Group. Eichenlaub succeeds Charles Marentette.
Delphi of Troy, Mich., supplies chassis, interiors, steering and electrical automotive components.
DURA AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS INC. -- John Noll, 55, to vice president and controller. He was assistant vice president and controller for SCI Systems Inc.
Dura of Rochester Hills, Mich., designs and makes driver controls, seat controls, door parts, glass systems and exterior trim.
DUPONT AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS -- Mark Wagner, to North American collision sales director for Refinish Americas. He was global business manager for DuPont's dealings with Ford Motor Co.
Wagner takes over for John Gallagher, who was named North American regional business director for Dupont Titanium Technologies.
DuPont Automotive Systems of Troy, Mich., supplies coatings, engineering polymers, fibers, chemicals, refrigerants and finishes, and parts for small motors and transmissions.
GEDAS INC. -- Daron Gifford to vice president of automotive practice, Americas Region.
He was CEO and managing director, Americas, at ABeam Consulting.
Gedas of Auburn Hills, Mich., offers consulting on IT solutions for automotive and manufacturing companies.