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Hyundai Motor America Names Lee President and CEO

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Sept. 18, 2017—Kyung Soo (Kenny) Lee, was recently named president and COO of Hyundai Motor America. Lee will be responsible for Hyundai’s U.S. sales and marketing, and will begin his new duties on Sept. 18.

Jerry Flannery has returned to his post as the company’s executive vice president, chief legal and safety officer.

"Mr. Lee has an in-depth understanding of Hyundai Motor's global operation, following nearly two decades in diverse markets around the world, including the U.S., Europe and Latin America," said Won-hee (Wayne) Lee, president and CEO, Hyundai Motor Company.

Lee, 61, began his career with Hyundai in 1982, and was most recently the president and CEO of Hyundai Translead, a manufacturer of van trailers, container chassis and converter dollies.

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