Kumho Tire USA Inc. has named Yong-Sik Shin to a newly created position as head of America Business Division.
In his new role, Shin will lead sales and overall operations for Kumho Tire USA, Kumho Tire Canada and Kumho’s passenger tire plant in Macon, Ga.
Kumho says the Shin’s appointment ties its three main subsidiaries in North America together from a leadership standpoint.
The restructuring will allow for better organization and communication within the internal efforts of North American operations, according to Kumho.
Shin has led Kumho’s international sales, marketing and logistics initiatives for the original equipment and replacement markets for the last 11 years. His latest role within the company has been serving as the head of global sales.
About Kumho Tire
Founded in 1960, Kumho Tire has more than 50 years of history immersed in an innovative approach to product development, market expansion, technical progression and environmental awareness that has positioned the company as one of the world’s top tire manufacturers. Distributed in 160 countries, Kumho Tire is dedicated to providing an exceptional driving experience for consumers and optimal service for our customers throughout the world.
Headquartered in Atlanta, Ga., Kumho Tire USA is the U.S. sales, marketing, product development and distribution arm of Kumho Tire Co. Inc., which is based in Gwangju, South Korea. Kumho distributes its tires 160 countries.
For more information, visit www.kumhotireusa.com.