Strategic planning expert Hosung Suh, assumed charge as President, Hankook Tire America on July 1, 2017. He succeeds Hee-se Ahn who has been President since January 2015. Hankook is confident that Suh’s experience in previous roles with companies in the US and Korea will allow him to grow the company’s presence in the American market.

The United States market is very important to Hankook Tire,” says Suh. “I am excited to join our
outstanding team to achieve the company’s goals in this region,” he adds.

Suh has led innovative changes at Hankook Tire in South Korea. He is expected to do the same in
America, where Hankook is seeking a new start with the construction of its first North American plant in Clarksville, Tennessee, and the recent move of its American Headquarters to Nashville.
Suh has previously served as Senior Vice-President of Hankook Tire’s Global Corporate Strategy Planning Division where he was responsible for evolving the corporate strategy, leading enterprise
transformation and identifying and executing business development for the Group.
Prior to joining Hankook Tire, Suh has also worked for the financial companies of Hyundai Motor Group, including life insurance, investment securities, credit card and auto financing.