Federal-Mogul has announced the appointment of William (Steve) Bowers as senior vice president, sales and marketing.

Federal-Mogul Chairman, President and CEO Jose Maria Alapont said: "Steve brings nearly thirty years of international automotive leadership experience to Federal-Mogul."

Bowers comes to Federal-Mogul from Delphi Corp., most recently as executive director of sales, marketing and planning for the energy & chassis division.

Previously, he was based in Tokyo, Japan, as the Asia-Pacific regional director for Delphi's energy & chassis systems. He was responsible for all aspects of the business for China, India, Japan, Korea, Australia and Saudi Arabia markets, including manufacturing operations, customer service and engineering centers.

Prior to that, he worked as chief engineer and spent four years as technical director for Delphi's European Technical Center. Bowers' early career included positions such as engineering group manager, divisional program manager, powertrain systems development engineer, and control systems engineer at General Motors Corp.