Mazda North American Operations has announced the promotion of Aileen Sato to the newly created position of manager of commercial fleet sales.

Sato has 19 years of experience in the automotive industry and has been at Mazda since 2008, holding positions in district sales and fleet operations. Prior to Mazda, she was with Kia, Hyundai, and Isuzu working in field sales, sales training, marketing, and logistics.

"Aileen's experience and enthusiasm is a perfect fit for this position. We have the products, processes and now the personnel to meet the needs of commercial fleets," said David Funston, Mazda's manager of national fleet operations.

Sato holds a bachelor's degree in communication with a minor in Japanese from California State University Fullerton.

Originally posted on Automotive Fleet