TROY, MICH. - Woodbridge Inoac Inc., a supplier of automotive instrument panels and soft interior trim, named a new president and made several other key appointments. Fumio Kohri, a director since it was formed in 1985, is the new president of the joint venture between Inoac Corp. of Nagoya City, Japan, and Woodbridge Group of Mississauga, Ontario.
Kohri was executive vice president of Woodbridge Inoac from 1988-1991, when he left to become president of Inoac USA Inc. Leonard R. Griffin, former president of Woodbridge Inoac, left to pursue other business interests.
The firm also named three vice presidents: Ronald J. Carzoli, sales and technical services; Charles C. Little, finance, purchasing and administration; and Katsu Hori, manufacturing and engineering.
Kohri and Hori will be based in Bardstown, Ky., where the firm's largest plant is located. Woodbridge Inoac also has a plant in St. Marys, Ontario.
Carzoli and Little will be based at the Troy office.
Kohri has formed a management committee comprised of the vice presidents and plant managers Thomas Day at Bardstown and Nikola Paunovic at St. Marys.
Woodbridge Inoac, with more than 800 employees, had sales of more than $100 million in 1994.