PRIMUS FINANCIAL SERVICES - John Sheppard to national account manager for Land Rover. He will oversee the launch of the Land Rover private financial label as well as manage the Land Rover account. He was business development manager for Ford Credit International.
Primus Financial Services of Franklin, Tenn., serves automotive retail, lease and wholesale customers. It is a division of Ford Motor Credit Co., a unit of Ford Motor Co.
NISEN & ELLIOTT - Elena Lovoy to senior associate and Patrick Vining to associate in the Automotive Finance Group.
Nisen & Elliott of Chicago is a law firm that represents national and superregional banks, captive finance companies and specialty finance companies.
MANHEIM INTERACTIVE INC. - Donald Foy to vice president of marketing and product planning. He was director of product management and manager of online operations for the Manheim Online Web site.
Manheim Interactive of Atlanta is a business-to-business e-commerce company that serves the wholesale automotive remarketing industry.
RECREATION USA - Hardee McAlhaney to CFO. He was assistant to the chairman. McAlhaney served as CFO from 1990 to 1999 and as president and CEO from 1999 to January 2000. He replaces Gary Rodney as CFO. Rodney will remain with the company to serve on special projects.
Recreation USA is in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. It is the trade name for Holiday RV Superstores Inc., a recreational vehicle and marine retailer.
POWERWAY INC. - The company has made several additions to its Detroit office.
Ronald Reed to director of consulting. He was vice president of external relations for Ameritech Michigan.
Gregg Johnson to global customer director. He was senior vice president of sales, marketing and strategic planning for Micro Processor Systems Inc.
William Bromley to consultant. He was a project manager for Internet integration firm Eviciti.
James Blough to senior sales account manager. He was group sales manager for Ford/Visteon sales and corporate sales manager for Forward Lighting Product at Elco Textron.
Powerway of Indianapolis provides e-business solutions, software and professional services for enhanced collaboration between organizations. The Detroit office serves several of the company's global automotive industry clients.
GENERAL MOTORS POWERTRAIN - Darrel Phillips to manager of the Saginaw (Mich.) Malleable Iron plant, effective Jan 1. He is manager of aluminum and iron foundries at the GM do Brasil Sao Jose dos Campos plant. Phillips began his GM career in 1966 as a college-graduate-in-training at the Defiance, Ohio, castings plant.
NISSAN NORTH AMERICA INC. - Tracy Lynn Woodard, 35, to corporate manager of state relations for American operations. She will be responsible for all state government activities in the United States. She was a lobbyist for Smith Johnson & Carr of Nashville.