Kumho Tire USA appoints new CEO

Kumho Tire USA appoints new CEO

Kumho Tire has recently appointed Nam Hwa (Ed) Cho as the new chief executive officer of North America, effective October 1, 2022. He will also lead the sales and operations efforts for Kumho’s Canada and South American divisions.

Cho has more than a 30-year history with Kumho Tire where he has held various leadership positions as the managing director of Kumho Australia and Kumho USA as well as the senior vice president of global supply chain management and global marketing. He received his MBA from Purdue University and joins Kumho Tire USA after his most recent position within the company as the president of its European branch.

With his extensive knowledge of the industry and the company’s operations, Cho will continue to lead and grow Kumho Tire from his new role in North America.

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