Gangseung Lee

Neu-Isenburg, Germany – Hankook Tire has appointed Gangseung Lee as its new vice president for marketing and sales for Europe, the company announced 19 Jan.

Effective as of 1 Jan, Lee assumed the role as the EU marketing and sales head, following his previous stint as the managing director of Hankook’s UK subsidiary.

The appointment, said Hankook in a press release, reflects the growth of the Hankook brand in the EU tire market as well as the importance of the EU business unit within the group.

Hankook also announced that Jong Jin Park was taking over Lee’s role at the Daventry, UK-based business.

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 HQ in Korea in 2004.