Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. Inc. promotes Jim Lentz to president.

“Jim Lentz is especially well qualified to lead TMS into the future as it marks 50 years in Americas,” TMS Chairman Yuki Funo says in a statement. “His experience spans all major operational areas and he has an outstanding sense of what our customers, dealers and associates expect from Toyota.”

Lentz, who had been executive vice president, has been with Toyota since 1982.

Additionally, Toyota Motor Sales’ Dian Ogilvie, senior vice president, general counsel and chief environmental officer, is named senior vice president and secretary for Toyota Motor Corp.’s U.S. sales and manufacturing holding unit, Toyota Motor North America in New York.

Ogilvie will report to Shigeru Hayakawa, Toyota Motor North America president. She joined Toyota in 1985 and has been working for TMS.