On the move
Mazda North American Operations in Irvine has shuffled its senior management structure for U.S. operations.
Robert Davis, previously senior vice president of U.S. operations, will assume a new role as senior vice president for special assignments. Davis will lead teams in recall compliance and cybersecurity, with a focus on upcoming legislation, regulations and compliance and their impact on Mazda and the auto industry.
Tom Donnelly, previously general manager for the Western region, has been promoted to vice president of sales and retail operations, replacing Ron Stettner. Stettner leaves Mazda after nine years to pursue other opportunities.
Kara Hudson, previously director of training, has been promoted to general manager of the Western region, replacing Donnelly.
Richard W. Millar Jr. has joined Friedman Stroffe & Gerard in Irvine as of counsel….