Delphi Automotive Systems (NYSE: DPH) today announced three strategic appointments in its global manufacturing operations group which will further strengthen Delphi's global manufacturing strategy. Odail Thorns is named business line executive for Halfshafts and Aftermarket at Delphi's Saginaw Steering Systems division in Saginaw, Mich.; D. Scott Mitchell is promoted to general director, Manufacturing Operations, also for Delphi Steering; and Dave Logozzo is promoted to director, Manufacturing Operations, for Delphi Automotive Systems World Headquarters in Troy, Mich. Mark Lorenz, Delphi vice president of Operations & Logistics, made the announcement.