Hyundai Australia has announced the appointment of John Kett to the position of Chief Operating Officer.
Kett has a 30-year international career in the automotive industry, holding senior positions at General Motors, Shanghai Auto Industry Corp, Ssangyong Motors and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. He has been based in Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia, South Korea and China.
“It is a great honour to join Australia’s third-largest car company as Chief Operating Officer,” said Kett. “Hyundai’s ambition, both in Australia and globally, is unrivalled – not only for its pace in product development, but for its determined movement into autonomy, hydrogen, electric vehicles, mobility services and connectivity. I’m sure we will see even more success in the years to come, and I look forward to being part of that success.”
“John has an impressive track record in the automotive industry and has achieved great results throughout his long career,” said JW Lee, Hyundai Australia CEO. “I am sure he will be a highly successful and inspirational Chief Operating Officer.”