YOUNG DEUK LIM NAMED PRESIDENT AND CEO HYUNDAI MOTOR MANUFACTURING ALABAMA, LLC

 

YOUNG DEUK LIM NAMED PRESIDENT AND CEO HYUNDAI MOTOR MANUFACTURING ALABAMA, LLC

 MONTGOMERY, ALA., – Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama, LLC, (HMMA) recently announced Young Deuk Lim has been named President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Montgomery automotive manufacturing operation. Outgoing President and Chief Executive Officer Dong Gwan Shin has returned to Korea. The management change was effective August 4, 2010.

President and CEO Y.D. Lim is responsible for the strategic direction and management of HMMA’s company operations. During the past year, Lim served as Chief Operating Officer for HMMA. Prior to joining HMMA, Lim worked at Hyundai Motor Company’s automotive assembly plant in the Czech Republic. Lim joined Hyundai Motor Company in 1979 and has served in leadership positions of increasing responsibility during his 31 years with Hyundai.

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Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama, headquartered in Montgomery, Ala., is an independent manufacturing operation of Hyundai Motor Company, based in Seoul, Korea. HMMA currently produces the Sonata sedan and Santa Fe sport utility vehicle at its state-of-the-art manufacturing facility.  At full capacity, HMMA will produce 300,000 vehicles annually.  Hyundai cars and sport utility vehicles are distributed throughout the United States by Hyundai Motor America and are sold and serviced by more than 750 Hyundai dealerships nationwide.

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