Kumho Tire has appointed Jeon Dae-jin, currently senior executive vice president, as the new CEO.
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During his 35-year tenure with Kumho, Mr. Jeon has held various leadership roles in compound research, technology development and bolstered the manufacturing process in an effort to increase productivity, efficiency, and effectiveness.
In his inaugural speech, President Jeon Dae-jin said, “To drive business transformation, we need to align people, process and technology initiatives of our company more efficiently with a clear vision and objective. Our top priority will be to increase our investment in resources and enhance customer support along with organizing our internal systematic functions.”
Mr. Jeon’s most recent role has been leading the overall Production and China Production Technology Division for Kumho Tire. He has also been the company’s acting CEO.