Daventry, UK, 7th February 2020 – Hankook Tyre UK has appointed Paul Emery as Sales Director effective from 1st February 2020. He joined the company as UK Sales Manager of the truck and bus tyre segment. Paul has a wealth of knowledge and industry expertise, having spent over 30 years in the tyre industry, in various managerial positions.
Chang Yool Han, Managing Director at Hankook Tyre UK commented “We are delighted Paul has taken up this role. We have ambitious plans for sales and customer service in the UK and Paul is the ideal person to be leading this from a sales perspective. Paul’s extensive industry experience, professionalism and highly motivated work ethic shall without doubt witness him become a major asset to the team.”
Paul added, “It is well known throughout the industry that Hankook manufacture superb quality products, and it has been a privilege to have been a part of the UK team since 2019. In my opinion, the success of Hankook is not only due to the result of the strength of the brand and product, but also because of the team we have. I am very lucky to be working with a really experienced and committed team at Hankook who all happily take ownership in making sure our service levels to our customers meets their high expectations, and I am really looking forward to maximise our full potential in the coming years.”
Since its foundation in the 1940s, Hankook has quickly established itself as a premium tyre maker and is now a sought-after original equipment partner for numerous internationally renowned automobile manufacturers, including Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Porsche in the car segment and MAN, Mercedes-Benz Trucks, Scania and Schmitz-Cargobull in the van, bus and truck segment. With its European Research and Development Center in Hanover, a state-of-the-art factory in Rácalmás, Hungary and its own test capacities in Idiada, Spain and in Ivalo, Finland, Hankook is firmly established in Europe.