BOSTON - Kevin Mixer has been named research director at AMR Research.
Mixer, who replaces Kevin Prouty, is responsible for managing the company's analysis of the automotive and heavy-truck industries. Prouty went to research company GartnerG2 in Stamford, Conn.
Mixer joined AMR from Syncata Corp., where he was the director of automotive industries. Mixer also was the director of KPMG's automotive practice, and a project manager for Ford Motor Co., where he drove global automotive re-engineering efforts for indirect materials procurement processes.