DETROIT -- Collins & Aikman has hired a Ford Motor Co. manufacturing executive to run its largest unit.
Dennis Profitt, 53, will become president of the Troy, Mich., supplier's $1.7 billion plastics operation effective Jan. 1.
Profitt will retire from Ford at year end. He worked for Ford 31 years, most recently as director of manufacturing and site manager for the Rouge plant complex.
Collins & Aikman is going through Chapter 11 reorganization.
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