ASA TIRE SYSTEMS-Bob Hazard, to territory manager for the eastern U.S. and Canada-was owner of wheel distributor Exclusive Motorsports Ltd.
Russ Johnson, to manufacturer interface liaison, responsible for all efforts involving manufacturer interfaces to the ASA product line-was a manufacturers interface manager.
Flora Lindsey, to quality control analyst responsible for TreadX software-was quality control analyst.
Dean Rascoe, to sales manager-was a territory manager.
Kathy Stevens, to TireMax support analyst-was inventory control manager at a New Hampshire tire dealership.
BIG O TIRES INC.-Wil Esh, to regional business manager for the Colorado region-was vice president of franchise support services in the western U.S. for Grease Monkey International Inc.
John Greco, to area business manager for the southern Colorado region-was a store manager and district manager for Advance Auto Parts in the Colorado Springs/Denver markets.
COOPER TIRE & RUBBER CO.-Julian Baldwin, to vice president of European operations and managing director for Cooper Europe-was marketing and motorsports director.
Wayne Pneuman, to manager of curing, bladders and the global materials sourcing group-was chief chemist at Cooper's Melksham, England, facility.
EQUIPMENT SUPPLY CO. (ESCO)-Luis Goyeneche, to international sales manager-was western territory sales manager.
GPX INTERNATIONAL TIRE CORP.-Gustavo Lima, to president of the Latin America division-was vice president of Oriente Triangle Latin America Ltd.
Jean-Louis Marin, to chief information officer-was manager of process control and technology/infrastructure for Algoma Steel Inc.
HENNESSY INDUSTRIES INC.-Kevin Keefe, to director of marketing-was group marketing manager.
Don Vanderheyden, to group marketing manager-was a key account manager.
Andrew Vecci, to group marketing manager-was commercial marketing manager.
Carol Williams, to commercial marketing coordinator-was customer service supervisor.
KYB AMERICA L.L.C.-Mike Fiorito, to director of business development-was vice president of sales and director of program distribution and retail sales for Affinia's Under Vehicle Group.
MARATHON BRAKE SYSTEMS-Rick Howell, to general manager-was director of sales and marketing for Goodyear's North American Commercial Tire business division prior to retiring in 2003.
MIDAS INC.-Alan Feldman, to chairman of the board-continues as president and CEO.
MITCHELL 1-Michael Moffett, to the newly created position of product champion in the firm's Automotive Repair Solutions group-responsible for providing support to the sales and support teams for the OnDemand Repair and Transmission products-was repair editor.
MYERS INDUSTRIES INC.-Max Barton, to director of corporate communications and investor relations-was communications services manager and investor relations manager.
Ray Cunningham, to director of training and organizational development-was education and organizational development manager for Goodyear.
PENRAY AUTOMOTIVE DIVISION-Eddie Anderson, to western region sales manager-was western region sales manager with Berryman Products.
Jeff Webb, to central and eastern regional sales manager-was director of sales for Turtle Wax.
SIGNAL EXTRAPRISE CORP.-Dennis Clark, to vice president of client solutions-was vice president of sales and marketing for Janco International.
SMITHERS SCIENTIFIC SERVICES INC.-Jay Lutz, to vice president and chief operating officer-was director of research and development at Raybestos Products Co.
SOUTH DADE AUTOMOTIVE-Jose De La Rua, to vice president of operations-was general manager for Martino Tire's wholesale division.
SPECIALTY EQUIPMENT MARKET ASSOCIATION-John Waraniak, to vice president of vehicle technology-was vice president of strategic business development for INCAT, a TATA Technologies Co. and was head of TATA Consultancy Services' Automotive Center of Excellence in Troy, Mich.