Effective January 1, 2015, Ahn replaces Byeong Jin Lee as the head of Hankook’s American operations, including the U.S., Canada, Central and South America and Mexico. In addition to his duties at president Ahn will also serve as the company’s chief operating officer.
Ahn has more than 29 years of experience with Hankook. He’s previously worked as managing director of Hankook’s Dubai office, vice president of marketing and sales at Hankook Tire China headquarters, and vice president of marketing and sales at Hankook Tire’s European headquarters.
Ahn will be based at Hankook’s America headquarters l in Wayne, N.J.