Seoul, South Korea-Hankook Tire Co. Ltd. has named Seung Hwa Suh-now
president and chief operating officer-global CEO for the South Korean
Mr. Suh was the driving force behind Hankook’s $625 million car and
light truck tyre plant in Dunaujvaros, Hungary. The factory-which is
expected to start production later this year-is the first European
production facility for Hankook.
CEO Choong Hwan Cho will be vice chairman after serving as CEO for
nearly 10 years, Hankook said. During his tenure, Hankook rose to be