SAAB CARS USA INC. - Kevin Smith to director of corporate communica-tions. He will develop and manage communication policies and public relations programs in the United States and coordinate public relations activities in Mexico and Canada.
Smith, 38, was assistant director of communications at Cadillac.
Dan Prescott to Western region public relations representative.
He was auto show manager for Saab Cars USA.
KIA MOTORS AMERICA INC. - Scott Pickard, 47, to vice president of sales. He was executive director of sales operations.
Brian Stetz, 47, to director of eastern region operations. He was regional manager.
Phil Kelley, 43, to director of western region operations.
He was regional manager.
TOYOTA MOTOR SALES U.S.A. INC. - Guillermo Hysaw to vice president of diversity, a newly created position. Hysaw will be responsible for oversight and direction of the company's diversity strategy and will be the principal liaison on diversity issues with outside organizations.
He was Toyota Motors Sales corporate market representation and dealer development manager.
VISTEON CORP. - John Kill to corporate officer. He remains vice president of product development.
Visteon, of Dearborn, Mich., supplies automotive components and systems, including climate control systems, instrument panels, suspension systems, automotive glass and powertrain control systems.