Dated: 10 February 2011
Hankook Appoints UK Managing Director
This week it was announced via the Hankook website that Gang Seung Lee (aka Tony) has been appointed to lead the Daventry based operations. This role is pivotal in Hankook’s continued expansion into the UK tyre market.
Tony has much experience within the tyre manufacturer having joined the company back in 1990. Back then Tony was based in Korea, dealing with their corporate strategy planning and overseas sales.
Tony was quoted on the Hankook website as saying, “I enjoyed my time in the UK and am very pleased to be leading this important area for Hankook.
“We have some ambitious plans for the future with firm foundations laid under the leadership of Richard."
Richard Page, the outgoing managing director remarked that he was very happy with the company’s choice of successor, saying, “I have thoroughly enjoyed my time here and having worked with Tony in the past. I’m confident that he has the right experience and foresight to take the company forward and look forward to helping him settle into this new role.’’