Kumho appoints former Nexen Tire CEO as new EU president

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Kumho Tire has hired Changrin Suk as its new European president.

Suk has many years of experience gained through various senior positions within numerous Korean companies.

Most notably, he spent more than 20 years at Samsung Electronics and seven years as CEO of Nexen Tire North America, where he was responsible for both the US and Canadian markets.

“My mission is to successfully develop Kumho Tire in Europe. My key aim is to establish a stable, profitable business for us and our customers and my top priority is customer satisfaction.

“I will do my best to significantly improve customer support and am looking forward to working closely with the customers here in Europe.”

Changrin Suk succeeds Charles Kim who had been Kumho Tire Europe’s president since March 2015.

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