JATO DYNAMICS -- Andy Rothery to CEO. He had been COO.
Rothery will lead the company's effort to expand into new markets around the world, including China and Brazil.
JATO, of London, provides data to the global automotive industry, including vehicle specifications, prices, sales, registrations and incentives. Its North American headquarters is in suburban Detroit.
METALDYNE -- Mark Blaufuss to CFO, effective May 2. He had been CFO at UCI International Inc.
As part of his new financial management duties, Blaufuss, 43, will oversee Metaldyne's corporate finance group, including bank reporting and regulatory compliance, shareholder reporting, global information technologies strategy and infrastructure, benefits administration and financial supervision.
Metaldyne, of suburban Detroit, supplies metal-formed components and assemblies for engine, transmission and driveline applications.
TOYOTA MOTOR SALES U.S.A. INC. -- Kert Wilson, 38, to assistant general manager of the Lexus Central Area sales region. He had been vehicle operations manager for Toyota's New York sales region.
He replaces Dave Harbuck, 40, who was promoted to general manager at Lexus' Western Area sales region, encompassing 13 states from Colorado to the West Coast.
The Lexus Central Area comprises Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin.