Mazda Realigns Marketing Unit

Ford’s Mazda North America is reorganizing its marketing unit, the Irvine, Calif.-based automaker said. Robert Davis, head of production development and strategy, last week was named svp of marketing and product development, a new post. He replaces vp of marketing Kristen Simmons, who resigned to join Gateway. Eric Johnston, director of model line marketing, last week was named marketing director. A new director of product strategy will be named later this month.