Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas names Seok Myung Yoon president and CEO

|  May 08, 2013 |

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Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas President and CEO Seok Myung Yoon

Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas named Seok Myung Yoon its new President and CEO Wednesday.

Yoon, known by most as Sam, comes to the company’s American construction equipment division from its parent company Hyundai Heavy Industries. Yoon will be making the move from HHI’s Brazil division to Norcross, Georgia where the American construction equipment division is headquartered.

In a prepared statement, Yoon spoke about his excitement to take on the position, noting that the company’s 9A series of excavators and wheel loaders will “help us continue down the path of steady sales volume and market share increases in North and Latin America.”

 Yoon received his Bachelors of Arts in Mechanical Engineering at Hanyang University-Korea and his Masters of Mechanical Engineering at Chung Ang University-Korea.

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