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Kia Motors Slovakia has new head

Before coming to Kia Motors Slovakia, Dae-Sik Kim led the corporate planning team in Hyundai Motor Group.

Kia plant near Žilina. (Source: Courtesy of Kia Motors Slovakia)

Žilina-based carmaker Kia Motors Slovakia has a new director as of February 2017. The new head is Dae-Sik Kim, the TASR newswire reported.

Dae-Sik Kim graduated from the Hanyang University in South Korea in 1983. He started his professional career in Kia Motors Corporation in 1985. After several years he continued in the production plant Sohari, where he served as the head of the production management until 2000. In 2005, he started working in the Korean headquarters as head of the global team of production management.

Before coming to Kia Motors Slovakia, he led the corporate planning team in Hyundai Motor Group.

“After his rich professional career he was given the opportunity to use his experience abroad as president and CEO of Kia Motors Slovakia,” said the carmaker’s spokesperson Jozef Bačé, as quoted by TASR.

Topic: Automotive


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