AXLETECH INTERNATIONAL CORP. - Bill Gryzenia to vice president of aftermarket sales. He was director of aftermarket sales.
Joining the company are Randy DeMorris as vice president of human resources and Daryl Patrishkoff as vice president of program management.
AxleTech International of Troy, Mich., supplies axles, axle parts, brakes and aftermarket parts.
DENSO CORP. - Akihiko Saito to vice chairman. He was executive vice president of Toyota.
Michio Fukuzaki to senior managing director. He was managing officer.
Tsutomu Saito to corporate auditor.
The supplier also named Shohei Itoh, Yoshikazu Makino, Mikio Kumano, Akio Tajima and Yasushi Yamanaka managing officers.
Denso of Kariya, Aichi prefecture, Japan, supplies thermal, powertrain control, electronic and electric systems, small motors, telecommunications, industrial and environmental systems.
EAGLEPICHER INC. - David Treadwell to president of the company's Hillsdale division.
He is a former CEO of Oxford Automotive and Prechter Holdings.
EaglePicher, of Phoenix, makes technical and industrial products. Its Hillsdale unit, in Inkster, Mich., supplies NVH parts, knuckles/corner systems and pump components.
ENGINEERED CUSTOM LUBRICANTS - Robert Ranka, 63, to CEO. He was most recently self-employed and state chairman for Michigan Ducks Unlimited.
Engineered Custom Lubricants of Plymouth, Mich., supplies specialty lubrication to automotive and other industries.
UGN - Dorie Hicks and Grant Meseck to business development managers. Hicks will be in charge of the supplier's dealings with Toyota and Mazda. Meseck will lead the Honda unit.
UGN of Chicago is a joint venture between Rieter Automotive Systems of Switzerland and Nihon Tokushu Toryo that supplies acoustics, interior trim and thermal management products.