Mercedes-Benz USA is now making some major changes in its working plan, and most importantly it is shuffling some senior managers to new jobs. After it was revealed that its sales in the country were less than predicted, in order to fix the problem the most dedicated persons got higher positions in the company.
Bart Herring has become the general manager of sales operations, overseeing the development and implementation of all policies, programs and activities in support of new-vehicle sales and objectives. He will also head up sales volume planning. For a long time Herring was the general manager of product management, and will be replacing now Mike Nolte in the sales role. Nolte now will be the general manager for the central region in Chicago.
Matt Everitt has become the general manager and general counsel. He had been general counsel for both Mercedes-Benz U.S. International Inc., and Mercedes-Benz Vans Manufacturing, the company's commercial-van unit.