Hyung Cheong Kim has been appointed as President and CEO of Hyundai Motor Europe.

Kim will lead the management team at the European headquarters, overseeing performance in the thirty countries in the region’s network.

Mr Kim takes over from Mr Byung Kwon Rhim, who has moved to Hyundai Motor Company in Seoul in the role of Head of International Sales Division.

Mr Kim began his career at Hyundai Motor Company in Korea. During the last 29 years, he has primarily worked in the International Operations Division, fulfilling roles in global headquarters, the USA and Canada.