BMW Names New CEO for S. Korean Unit

April 02, 2019 at 2:46 AM

BMW AG has promoted Han Sang-yun from president to CEO of its South Korean business unit.

Han succeeds CEO Kim Hyo-joon, who held that position for 19 years. Kim will continue as the business’ chairman.

Han has pursued a career in automotive sales and marketing for 25 years. He was named head of BMW Malaysia in 2016 and became president of BMW Group Korea last year.