BRIGHT AUTOMOTIVE -- Chairman Reuben Munger adds the post of CEO.
He replaces John Waters, who had been president and CEO since Bright was founded in 2008. Waters will take the role of vice chairman.
The Anderson, Ind., automaker developed the IDEA plug-in hybrid electric vehicle for government and commercial fleets.
J.D. BYRIDER -- Thomas Welter, 46, to vice president of franchise operations. He had been regional vice president, western region, at 24 Hour Fitness USA.
Welter's new duties include strengthening the company's franchise support systems.
J.D. Byrider, of Carmel, Ind., is a used-vehicle retailer with 124 franchisee- and company-owned dealerships in 30 states.
MANHEIM -- Brad Hart, 52, to vice president of operations for Manheim Canada. He had been general manager of Manheim Toronto.
Manheim, of Atlanta, provides vehicle remarketing services.
NISSAN NORTH AMERICA INC. -- David Reuter, 38, to director of corporate communications, responsible for corporate, manufacturing, crisis and strategic communications.
Reuter, formerly head of public relations for Bentley Motors Inc. in the United States, replaces Fred Standish, who has retired from Nissan. Reuter spent 12 years at Ford Motor Co. before joining Bentley.