Euisun Chung has been appointed as the new honorary chairman of the Hyundai Motor Group. His appointment was unanimously endorsed by board members of Hyundai Motor, Kia Motors and Hyundai Mobis. Chung served as the executive vice chairman for the Hyundai Motor Group for the past two years. Chung has been a part of the Hyundai Group for over 20 years now and served as the president of Kia Motors Corporation between 2005 and 2009. From 2009 to 2018, he served as the vice chairman of the Hyundai Motor Company as well.
In his inauguration remarks, Euisun Chung presented the future direction of the Group as one focused on ‘customers,’ ‘humanity,’ ‘future,’ and ‘social contribution. “All of our goals and efforts must be customer-centric. The first step to customer happiness is to enable them to focus on their own lives through perfect quality of our products and services,” said the newly inaugurated Chairman Chung.