Two Hella employees with engineering degrees and backgrounds have moved up the corporate ladder. Mark Brainard has been promoted from Vice President of Program Management at Hella Electronics to Vice President of Sales at Hella's Corporate Center in Plymouth, MI. He will lead efforts to further strengthen the company's business relationships in automotive lighting and electronics, positioning the company for additional growth in strategic product areas such as energy management, driver assistance, and lighting. Steve Lietaert has been appointed Vice President of Program Management at Hella Electronics Corp., also based in Plymouth. He will be responsible for the launch, management, and growth of new products for the North American automotive market, including energy-management products, position sensors, and driver assistance systems, as well as various new non-automotive products. He had been a product group director at Hella Electronics.