Truck wheel maker Accuride Corp. has appointed Leigh Wright to be vp & gm of its steel wheels division.

Since early 2004, Wright has served as Accuride’s director of operations for its London plant. He is expected to help the company improve its overall steel wheel operations while assisting in growing its global market base.

Accuride has steel wheel manufacturing facilities located in Henderson, KY; London, Ontario; and Monterrey, Mexico.