Personnel changes for: Inteva Products, Perfect Equipment and the Automotive Industry Action Group.
INTEVA PRODUCTS - Has organized its product lines into four groups and appointed leaders for each:
Pierre Blanchard, senior director, motors and electronics
Bill Hanna, executive director, closure systems
Stefan Land, executive director, roof systems
Pat Stewart, executive director, interior systems
PERFECT EQUIPMENT INC. - Has named Johannes Michalski as CEO. He replaces the current president, Mike Astorino, who will remain involved as a consultant. Perfect Equipment, which makes wheel balance weights, is based in Murfreesboro, Tenn.
Previously, Michalski was chief operating officer at Huf North America, a Milwaukee-based manufacturer of automotive locks and security systems.
AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY ACTION GROUP - Named John Batchik, vice president of quality at Freudenberg-NOK, chairman of the board. He succeeds Brian Vautaw, a former vice president of information technology at Lear Corp. Batchik joined AIAG's board in 2006.
David Kneisler, a vice president of global quality at Dana Holding Corp., was named the association's vice chairman. Batchik and Kneisler both began their 24-month terms on Jan. 1.
AIAG is a non-profit organization that works to make automotive supply chains more efficient. The group's membership includes automakers and suppliers.
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