Chang Yool Han Appointed as New MD for Hankook in the UK


Hankook Tyre UK has announced the appointment of Chang Yool Han as UK Managing Director.

New MD for Hankook in the UK

Han took up his new position at the start of the month at the Daventry-based subsidiary. Prior to his new role, he worked in the Global Marketing Strategy Team in Korea, where he gained in-depth experience in sales and marketing.

In addition, he has expertise in logistics with a focus on supply chain management as well as many years of business experience, initially working at Hankook’s European headquarter and subsequently for the German subsidiary.

“Having previously held positions at Hankook Tire in Europe, Mr. Han has in-depth knowledge in both the tyre business as well as the European market and can further develop our brand with his sales and marketing expertise in the United Kingdom. We have great confidence in his skills and are pleased to introduce him as the new Managing Director in the UK”, says Han-Jun Kim, President of Hankook Tire Europe.

About the author

Richard Wilson is the deputy editor for Commercial Tyre Business. Since 2015, Richard has worked as a correspondent for all of the titles across the Valebridge Publications Ltd Group namely: Retreading Business, Tyre & Rubber Recycling, The Tyreman and Truck and Bus News. Richard has worked on/off from the age of 16 for the company and whilst gaining a Bachelor's Degree in Spanish and Business Studies at Coventry University, he developed his writing skills at the University paper and more recently writing his own independent blog.


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