Kumho USA appoints new CEO amidst global reshuffle

Kumho Tire USA has announced that Samuel Choi has succeeded Harry Choi as CEO. According to the company, Harry Choi is stepping down “to pursue new career opportunities” after six years leading Kumho’s US headquarters. Kumho reports that the transition comes as a part of a global shift in key executive management roles geared to positively reinforce the company for the present and future.

Samuel Choi began his career with Kumho Tire more than 28 years ago and has held various management positions, including sales-planning leadership roles in the Middle East and Europe with a specific concentration on the French market. He most recently served as president of Kumho Mexico.

Kumho Tire chairman Jong Ho Kim has also resigned from his position and the company will name his successor once decided.

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