TOYOTA MOTOR SALES U.S.A. INC. - Irving Miller to group vice president of external affairs. He was vice president of the Office of the Web, a group of marketing and technology professionals organized to unify Toyota's electronic commerce programs. Miller joined Toyota in 1980 as merchandising manager in the San Francisco region.
Miller assumes the post formerly held by James Olson, who was named senior vice president of external and regulatory affairs for Toyota Motor North America.
AFTERMARKET TECHNOLOGY CORP. - Larry Baker to vice president of automotive sales and marketing. He was vice president of the Mopar Parts Division of DaimlerChrysler. Baker worked for the former Chrysler Corp. for more than 35 years.
Aftermarket Technology, of Westmont, Ill., provides drivetrain remanufacturing, value-added logistics and reverse logistics services.
SOCIETY OF MANUFACTURING ENGINEERS - Peter Bulkeley to president of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers for 2001. He remains a member of the society's board.
Bulkeley is professor emeritus in manufacturing engineering at Boston University. He has been a society member since 1980. Bulkeley was elected to the society's board of directors in 1995 and to its College of Fellows in 1998.
Society of Manufacturing Engineers in Dearborn, Mich., is a professional society serving the manufacturing industries.
SEXTANT TECHNOLOGIES INC. - Thomas Pappert to the board of advisers. Pappert has more than 35 years of experience in the auto industry. He joined Chrysler Corp. in 1962 and held a succession of sales and business management positions leading to his appointment as an officer in 1981. Pappert's responsibilities included the customer services field operations and customer relations organizations. He was vice president of sales and service at Chrysler for 17 years.
Sextant Technologies of Southfield, Mich., and San Francisco provides automated solutions for portal sites, the Internet and company intranets. Its offerings include mycarmyway, a plug-and-play automotive channel that includes technology created to reduce online automotive process time.