Yazaki Names Lynn Weaver Director of Associate Relations

Apr 02, 2001, 01:00 ET from Yazaki North America, Inc.

    CANTON, Mich., April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Yazaki North America, Inc.
 (Yazaki), a leading supplier of vehicle power and data solutions to the
 automotive industry, announced today the appointment of Lynn E. Weaver as
 director of associate relations for Yazaki's Human Resources Department.
 Colleen Haley, vice president of Human Resources made the announcement.
     (Photo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010326/YAZAKILOGO
              http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010402/DEM021 )
     In her new position, Weaver will be responsible for designing and
 implementing programs that will benefit Yazaki's North American associates.
 Weaver will lead initiatives focused on the work environment, recognition,
 resource planning and staffing, associate development and internal
 communications.  One of Weaver's more immediate goals is to establish a
 performance management program and a succession planning process that will
 assist associates in identifying and achieving long-term career goals with
 Yazaki.
     "The addition of Lynn Weaver brings tremendous depth to our human
 resources team," said Haley.  "She brings with her a wealth of experience in
 issues relating to corporate culture, change management, associate relations
 and retention; areas that Yazaki considers critical."
     Before joining Yazaki, Weaver held administrative, sales, quality, and
 human resources management positions at Federal-Mogul and Xerox Corporation.
 In the course of her 28 year career, Weaver has managed a major organizational
 design change impacting over 30,000 employees; managed regional compensation
 for 4,000 employees; and served on a national team that centralized human
 resources administrative functions from over 60 locations.
     Weaver holds a bachelor of science degree and a masters in business
 administration, both earned at Michigan State University.  She is a member of
 the NAACP, the Urban League, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority and Links, Inc.
     Yazaki Corporation is a global leader in developing and manufacturing
 vehicle power and data solutions, and is continually researching and
 developing advanced electronic technologies for vehicles.  Yazaki produces
 electrical distribution systems, fiber optics, advanced networking,
 instrumentation, switches, junction blocks, connector systems, electronics and
 advanced technology.  Worldwide, the company employs over 100,000 people in 31
 countries, 1,800 of whom are based in the company's North American
 headquarters and research center campus in Canton, Mich.  For more information
 about Yazaki North America, visit the company's Web site at www.yazaki-na.com
 
 

SOURCE Yazaki North America, Inc.
    CANTON, Mich., April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Yazaki North America, Inc.
 (Yazaki), a leading supplier of vehicle power and data solutions to the
 automotive industry, announced today the appointment of Lynn E. Weaver as
 director of associate relations for Yazaki's Human Resources Department.
 Colleen Haley, vice president of Human Resources made the announcement.
     (Photo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010326/YAZAKILOGO
              http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010402/DEM021 )
     In her new position, Weaver will be responsible for designing and
 implementing programs that will benefit Yazaki's North American associates.
 Weaver will lead initiatives focused on the work environment, recognition,
 resource planning and staffing, associate development and internal
 communications.  One of Weaver's more immediate goals is to establish a
 performance management program and a succession planning process that will
 assist associates in identifying and achieving long-term career goals with
 Yazaki.
     "The addition of Lynn Weaver brings tremendous depth to our human
 resources team," said Haley.  "She brings with her a wealth of experience in
 issues relating to corporate culture, change management, associate relations
 and retention; areas that Yazaki considers critical."
     Before joining Yazaki, Weaver held administrative, sales, quality, and
 human resources management positions at Federal-Mogul and Xerox Corporation.
 In the course of her 28 year career, Weaver has managed a major organizational
 design change impacting over 30,000 employees; managed regional compensation
 for 4,000 employees; and served on a national team that centralized human
 resources administrative functions from over 60 locations.
     Weaver holds a bachelor of science degree and a masters in business
 administration, both earned at Michigan State University.  She is a member of
 the NAACP, the Urban League, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority and Links, Inc.
     Yazaki Corporation is a global leader in developing and manufacturing
 vehicle power and data solutions, and is continually researching and
 developing advanced electronic technologies for vehicles.  Yazaki produces
 electrical distribution systems, fiber optics, advanced networking,
 instrumentation, switches, junction blocks, connector systems, electronics and
 advanced technology.  Worldwide, the company employs over 100,000 people in 31
 countries, 1,800 of whom are based in the company's North American
 headquarters and research center campus in Canton, Mich.  For more information
 about Yazaki North America, visit the company's Web site at www.yazaki-na.com
 
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