Daventry, UK, 17th October 2019 – Hankook Tyre UK has announced the appointment of Chang Yool Han as UK Managing Director. Han took up his new position on 1st October 2019 at the Daventry-based subsidiary. Prior to his new role, he worked in the Global Marketing Strategy Team in Korea, where he gained in-depth experience in sales and marketing. In addition, he has expertise in logistics with a focus on supply chain management as well as many years of business experience, initially working at Hankook’s European headquarter and subsequently for the German subsidiary.
“Having previously held positions at Hankook Tire in Europe, Mr. Han has in-depth knowledge in both the tyre business as well as the European market and can further develop our brand with his sales and marketing expertise in the United Kingdom. We have great confidence in his skills and are pleased to introduce him as the new Managing Director in the UK”, says Han-Jun Kim, President of Hankook Tire Europe.
“I am honoured by the confidence I have received and the opportunity to further expand Hankook Tire's position as a premium tyre maker in the UK market. I can build on our success in recent years with our broad product portfolio in the passenger car tyre segment as well as light-truck and truck and bus tyres”, says Mr. Han. “I am looking forward to working with the competent and experienced UK team”.