Hankook’s Cho Hyun-Shik Appointed Honorary Hungarian Consul
Hungary has named Hankook Tire vice president Cho Hyun-Shik its honorary consul to South Korea in recognition of the company’s contribution to the country’s economic development and growth. Hungarian vice Foreign Minister Laszlo Varkonyi appointed Cho to this position on November 30 during a visit to Seoul in conjunction with Hungarian president Laszlo Solyom's four-day state visit to South Korea.
Cho is expected to work together with the Hungarian government to strengthen cooperation between the two countries in the economic, tourism, cultural and academic sectors. “I am honoured to be named as Hungary’s honorary consul. I extend my gratitude to the Hungarian government and its President Solyom,” said Cho.