DETROIT – Jeffrey S. Heichel, director of used-vehicle activities within VSSM, was appointed finance director, IS&S, replacing Chris Meyer, effective Feb. 1, 2007. In this role, Heichel will report to Nick Cyprus, corporate controller and chief accounting officer, and Ralph Szygenda, group vice president and chief information officer.

Meyer will assist Heichel on an interim basis as he transitions into the new role. Meyer’s new appointment in conjunction with other pending moves will be announced at a later date.

(L-R): John Rea, NAAA president-elect; Gregg Kobel, NAAA president; Jeff Heichel, finance director of General Motors Information Systems and Services Group; Tom Caruso, NAAA chairman of the board; Kenny Osborn, NAAA past president, and Bob McConkey, NAAA vice president.