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Lee Takes Over as CEO of Kumho Tire Co. in Korea

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Han-Seob Lee is the new CEO of Kumho Tire Co. Incorporated. Formerly chief of sales officer, Lee succeeds Chang-Kyu Kim.

The Kumho Asiana Group fully supports Lee and says it has great confidence in his ability to lead the company and apply his customer-centric approach to drive excellence and accelerate growth.

“Our mission is to substantially build profit and enhance our ability to effectively manage our focus on quality and safety of our products, services and solutions. We feel that Han-Seob Lee is a strong leader with extensive experience  who can help us achieve our goals this year, which coincides with our 70th Anniversary."

Lee, 62, joined Kumho in 1980 and held various sales operation management positions in the European and Chinese divisions, including operations in the United Kingdom and general manager of the Italian market. He also held several positions in the company’s South Korean headquarters before returning to Europe in 2005 as president of Kumho Tire Europe.

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