Mike Harris replaces Stronach as Magna chairman

Tue May 10, 2011 11:11am EDT

* Harris is former lead director of Magna

* Former Conservative premier of Ontario

VANCOUVER May 10 (Reuters) - Magna International Inc (MG.TO) has named Mike Harris as its new chairman, replacing Frank Stronach, the founder of the Canadian auto parts company, who stepped down last week, a company spokeswoman said.

Harris is a former lead director of Magna as well as a former Conservative premier of the province of Ontario. (Reporting by Nicole Mordant; editing by Rob Wilson)