President J.T. Battenberg is selected as general chairman of the SAE International Congress and Expo in Detroit Feb. 24-27. Other personnel moves: Yoshio Ishizaka becomes president and CEO of Motor Sales U.S.A. Inc., replacing Shinji Sakai, who returns to Japan as senior managing director. GM's Robert W. Hendry is named president and CEO of Saab Automobile AB, while GM taps Bell Atlantic Corp.'s Ralph J. Szygenda as vice president and chief information officer. Albert Caspers vice president and chairman of of Europe, say he'll retire this month July. Ford Automotive Operations President Edward E. Hagenlocker takes on Mr. Caspers' responsibilities. Supplier people in the news: Robert A. Lurcott becomes president of Henkel Corp., replacing Harald P. Wulff; Donald C. Champion is named senior vp and CFO at Delco Electronics; and Johnson Controls Inc. names John McDonough vp and general manager of its Asia/Pacific operations.