RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. (March 30, 2007) — Kumho Tire Co. Inc. has named two executives to posts overseeing North American and U.S. operations.
B.K. Kim has become CEO and president of Kumho Tire North America, and Don Hun Ham has been appointed president of Rancho Cucamonga-based Kumho Tire U.S.A. Inc.
Kim, in a newly created position, will oversee Kumho´s North American operations, including Kumho Tire U.S.A. and Kumho Tire Canada Inc. He joined Kumho Tire Co. Inc. in 1974 in its overseas sales division.
Ham succeeds Kyu Cho, who retired from Kumho in December after 33 years with the company. Ham joined Kumho in 1978 and served until 2000 when he joined another company. He returned to Kumho in 2006.