NEU-ISENBURG, Germany—Hankook Tire Co. has appointed Gangseung Lee as its new vice president for marketing and sales for Europe, effective Jan. 1.
Lee previously served as the managing director of Hankook's United Kingdom subsidiary. The firm said Jong Jin Park will take over that role.
Hankook said the appointment reflects the growth of the Hankook brand in the EU tire market as well as the importance of the European business unit within the group.
According to the firm, Park has over 10 years of experience within the tire industry and began his career with Hankook at the company's global headquarters in Korea in 2004.