Hankook Tire has announced new executive appointments to further its goal of becoming a global top-tier company. The changes will take effect on January 1, 2018.
Hankook appointed Soo Il Lee as president and CEO of the company. He will serve alongside CEO Hyun Bum Cho as a separate representative of the company.
Lee will oversee Hankook Tire’s management, using experience gained by serving as COO of Hankook Tire’s America & China Headquarters, and as chief marketing and corporate management officer.
Along with Lee, one executive vice president, five senior vice presidents and seventeen vice presidents were also appointed. Hankook Tire has restructured its organization to respond to the global market and customers with more agility.
Vice chairman, Seung-hwa Suh, serving as the CEO of Hankook Tire since 2007 and leading the company’s growth towards a global top tier company, will retire and serve in an advisory role.
See the full list of promotions below:
President & CEO
Soo Il Lee, Hankook Tire Separate Representative
Executive Vice President
Dong Whan Moon, COO of Production Division
Senior Vice President
Sung Ho Chung, Plant Managing Director of Chongqing Plant, China Headquarters
Seung Bin Lim, Division Director of Marketing Division
Sang Hoon Lee, Department Director of Sales and Strategy, China Headquarters
Yong Sub Chung, Managing Director of Australia, ASIA Region
Eui Don Suh, Plant Managing Director of Jiaxing Plant, China Headquarters
Man Joo Kim, Department Director of Distribution, ASIA Region
Hyang Bong Kim, Team Manager of Jiangsu Plant, China Headquarters
Byung Hee Kim, America Headquarters Corporate Management Team Manager