Hankook’s Tony Lee takes on European role, Ahn appointed president of Hankook Tire America
Hee-Se Ahn, who until recently served as vice-president of Marketing & Sales at Hankook Tire Europe, has been appointed president of Hankook Tire America Corp. and chief operating officer for the tyre maker’s business operations throughout the Americas. Mr Ahn’s new role began on 1 January, and he is now based at Hankook Tire’s America headquarters in New Jersey. His successor as vice-president of Marketing & Sales in Europe is Gang Seung (Tony) Lee, who was previously managing director of Hankook Tyre UK Ltd. Hankook will release details about Lee’s successor in the near future.
“I am honoured to lead Hankook Tire America Corp. as we grow brand equity and strengthen market leadership in the tire industry and America market,” said Hee-se Ahn. “With our products performance and quality, Hankook Tire America Corp. will play a major role in establishing the Hankook-brand to be the American consumers’ most loved tyre brand.”