has joined Southeast Toyota Distributors
as vice president of sales operations. For the past two years, Hayes has been based in Japan where he been Nissan’s vice president of Global Zero Emissions Vehicles. Hayes, who served in the U.S. Army Reserves as a medic, has a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering and management and an MBA from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He also has a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Bates College.