Kumho UK Announces Keon Park as New Managing Director

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Kumho Tyre UK has a new Managing Director in the form of Keon Park, 48, who has held a variety of senior roles within the Kumho group since joining in 1995.

New MD Announced for Kumho Tyre in the UK

Keon Park succeeds Myong Joong (Tino) Choi, who returns to Kumho’s Korean HQ after heading up the UK operation for the last five years.

Park’s early years with Kumho were devoted to labour management.  He then worked in the field of product quality, before spending five years in Europe as a technical engineer with responsibility for 15 countries in southern and eastern Europe.

Between 2010 and 2013 he worked as a technology team leader on Original Equipment business in Korea and China – this was a period of rapid growth in automobile sales, during which he strived to improve OE technology and sales.

His time from 2014 until his latest appointment was spent as a sales team leader for OE business in the same region.

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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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