Kumho Names Cho CEO of North American Business

Oct. 10, 2022

Nam Hwa "Ed" Cho is the new CEO of Kumho Tire's North America business. A 30-plus-year Kumho veteran, he also will lead sales and operations for the company's Canada and South America divisions.

Cho has held a variety of executive positions at Kumho and most recently served as president of its European business.

He also has served as managing director of Kumho Australia and Kumho's United States business, as well as senior vice president of global supply chain management and marketing.

"With his extensive knowledge of the industry and the company's operations, Mr. Cho will continue to lead and grow Kumho Tire from his new role in North America," say Kumho officials.

"The tire industry is ever-changing and our plan is to strategically work with our customers for continued growth together," says Cho.

"We have a strong team" at Kumho Tire USA "that will continue to support our dealers from every angle of the business towards success, as well as enhancement of the (Kumho) brand."