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    Number of changes at the top managerial level in GHSP


    Grand Haven, MI. – Paul Doyle has been named as President and CEO of control systems supplier GHSP, succeeding Jerry Scott. Scott will remain with the company as Chairman.Jeff Smith has been named Chief Operating Officer, and Dan Fisher has been named Vice President of New Business Development and Marketing, ...

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    Chrysler appoints Nardelli as Chairman and Chief Executive


    Auburn Hills, MI. – US carmaker New Chrysler has appointed Bob Nardelli, the former boss of the DIY store chain Home Depot, as Chairman and Chief Executive.Nardelli is best-known for his record-breaking $210m severance package, including $20m in cash, he received following his abrupt resignation from Home Depot in January.He ...

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    Koch becomes GM LAAM Vice President, African Operations


    Milford, MI. – Steve Koch, currently GM Latin America, Africa and Middle East Vice President And Regional Director, Africa and Middle East Operations, will become GM LAAM Vice President, African Operations and President And Managing Director, GM South Africa. Koch, 55, will report to Maureen Kempston Darkes, GM Group Vice ...

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    Sykes takes the lead of Automotive


    Auburn Hills, MI. – Automotive has named Peter Sykes as successor to George Hamilton to lead the organisation. Hamilton has been tapped to lead a new coatings business for Dow Chemical. Dow Automotive’s HQ will remain in Auburn Hills.

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    Neil Shine former Publisher and Editor of The Detroit Free Press died


    Detroit, MI. – Neil Shine, former Publisher and Editor of The Detroit Free Press died at the beginning of April near Detroit. He was 76. In nearly half a century at the paper, Shine worked his way up from copy boy to reporter to publisher. After helping to direct some ...

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    Goeschel joins the board of directors at Maxwell


    San Diego, CA. – Professor Burkhard Goeschel, who retired in November 2006 as a member of the six-person Management Board of BMW Group, with overall responsibility for research, development and purchasing, has been appointed to the ultracapacitor maker Maxwell Technology’s board of

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    Nissan North America reduces large number of its workforce


    Nashville, TN. – Nissan North America is offering buyouts to 6,200 workers at two manufacturing plants in Tennessee.In a press release it said that higher demand for passenger cars and lower demand for trucks and SUVs has resulted in a manufacturing mix that is less labour-intensive to build and thus ...

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    Mark Schulz leaves Ford


    Detroit, MI. – Ford recently announced that Mark Schulz, EVP, and President of International Operations, will retire from the company early this year. Schulz is responsible for the Ford’s business in Europe, Africa and the Asia Pacific region. He oversees the global activities of Aston Martin, Jaguar, Land Rover and ...

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    Shen is appointed as President of Changan Ford Mazda Automobile


    Detroit, MI. – Jeffrey Shen has been appointed President of Changan Ford Mazda Automobile. Previously Marketing & Sales Vice President of Ford Lio Ho, he joined the company as an Engine Engineering Supervisor in 1976. Phil Spender, the former President of the company will undertake a new assignment as Chief ...

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    Visteon has named Quigley III as Chief Financial Officer


    Van Buren Township, MI. – Visteon has named William Quigley III as Chief Financial Officer from March 9. He will also continue as the company’s Chief Accounting Officer.“Bill Quigley brings strong financial acumen and industry knowledge that positions him to take on this key role to help Visteon continue driving ...

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    Gooden UAW Vice President and member of DaimlerChrysler has died


    Detroit, MI. – UAW Vice President and member of DaimlerChrysler supervisory board Nate Gooden, died in November at the age of 68. "Nate Gooden was a tough but always fair negotiator.He was an innovative partner in a very tough business, who always did his best to take care of his ...

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    Marry is the new Managing Director at Modine


    Racine, WI. – Tom Marry is the new Managing Director, Powertrain Cooling Products Group at Modine Manufacturing Company. He was previously General Manager of the North American Truck Division.Marry has been with Modine for eight years, holding the positions of Director of Engine Products Group, Manager of Sales, Marketing and ...

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    McElya is chairman of board of directors of OESA


    Troy, MI. – The Original Equipment Supplier Association has appointed Jim McElya, the CEO of Cooper-Standard Automotive, as chairman of its board. McElya was previously Vice Chairman.As CEO, McElya will lead OESA – made of 400 automotive suppliers with sales exceeding $300 billion – to address common concerns, such as ...

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    Mihalic is the President and CEO of Intermet


    Fort Worth, TX. – Cast-metal automotive components maker Intermet has made Jeffrey Mihalic its President and CEO. Mihalic will assume responsibility for all domestic and international operations of the company.He has over 28 years' experience in the manufacturing sector and joined Intermet as Acting President in March 2006 from Q ...