Korean carmaker Kia has named Byung-Tae (Brandon) Yea as the new president of its European operations.
Mr Yea, who has nearly three decades of experience in the automotive industry, is to take up the new role at Kia Motors Europe immediately.
The 53-year-old has been with Kia since 1999, holding several senior roles before becoming the president of Kia in the Middle East and Africa region in October 2010.
He had previously worked at Hyundai Motors Corporation and Hyundai Motors America.
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