Hyundai Motor Company Australia has appointed Jun Heo as CEO. Heo joins the Australian division from Hyundai Motor Company (HMC) headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, where he was Department Head for the India and Asia Pacific region.
Heo first joined HMC in 2000 and has worked in the United States, Mexico and India. He replaces previous CEO JW Lee, who has been assigned a new international markets role based at HMC headquarters.
“I am proud and honoured to join Hyundai Motor Company Australia as Chief Executive Officer,” said Heo. “For market share, brand history and the popularity of models across the portfolio, Hyundai Australia is seen as one of our company’s most successful markets globally.
“We will continue to play a key role as we develop our organisation as part of HMC’s global strategy. I look forward to working with the Australian team as we challenge the market in the future, through a dedication to progress, customer care and world-beating products.”