Upendra Mody has been named vice president of total rewards at JM Family Enterprises. Mody will be responsible for the human resources functions of compensation, healthcare and retirement benefits, workers compensation and HR data management. Since 2011, he has served as assistant vice president of the company’s Enterprise Project Management Office. Mody has a bachelor’s degree in engineering from the National Institute of Technology in India and an MBA from Florida Atlantic University.
Brent Sergot was named president of DataScan Holdings LLC, DataScan Technologies and DataScan Field Services by World Omni. In addition to this position, he will continue working as vice president and general manager of CenterOne Financial Services. Before joining World Omni, in 2001 he held senior positions at Greater Auction Group, Walden Automotive Group, Autodaq and MarketWise Solutions.
Mike Pritchard was named group vice president of operations at World Omni. He began his career at World Omni in 1996 and then transferred to JM&A Group in 2000, where he served as vice president of operations. In his return to World Omni, he is responsible for World Omni’s Service Center operations and the training and business process re-engineering efforts.
World Omni Financial Corp. has announced Mike Tiufekchiev’s promotion to group vice president of originations. In this role, he is responsible for Southeast Toyota finance sales and marketing, dealer services, risk management, pricing and commercial operations. He joined World Omni in 1999. Before joining the company, he held senior roles at Ford Credit and GMAC.
JM Family Enterprises, Inc. has promoted Carmen Johnson to executive vice president of the company, and Dan Chait to senior vice president of subsidiary World Omni Financial Corp.
Johnson joined JM Family in 2007 as vice president of human resources & total rewards, and was promoted in 2009 to senior vice president and general counsel. In her expanded role, she will continue serving as the company’s principal legal adviser and oversee the human resources, learning & organizational development, benefits and healthcare Services functions. Before joining JM Family, she specialized in labor-related law and employment compliance for more than 20 years, including 10 years as the company’s outside employment counsel.
Chait joined World Omni in 2002 as vice president of asset management and was promoted to group vice president in 2007. In his expanded role, he will have primary responsibilities for Southeast Toyota Finance Portfolio Management, dealer services, operations, sales and marketing.
The Rick Case Automotive Group has promoted Jack "JJ" Jackintelle to president and chief operating officer. In his new role, he will assist the group's owners in managing dealerships and promoting sales through marketing initiatives. Prior to joining Rick Case, Jackintelle was market director with Group 1 Automotive.