Hankook to re-shuffle management from Jan 1, 2017.
Hankook Tire Co. Ltd. is reshuffling its top management with the appointment of new executives effective Jan. 1.
The changes include the promotion of Soo-Il Lee, chief operating officer (COO) for Hankook Tire’s Chinese operations, to COO marketing division and corporate management division.
Byung-Il Woo, division director of Hankook Tire Global OE division — who managed to expand OE supply to all new BMW 7 series and Porsche — is to take charge, as COO, of Hankook Tire China HQ.
The management changes, Hankook said, are focused on improving internal infrastructure and the company’s strategy for emerging markets.