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Hyundai appoints new vice presidents for North American business

Hyundai appoints new vice presidents for North American business

Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas, Inc. has appointed two new executives in their sales and distribution/marketing departments. Tom Owen has been appointed vice president of National Construction Equipment Sales, and will be responsible for leading the team that reaches and supports equipment customers whose jobsites and business scope extends across North America. Stan Park has been named vice president of Distribution/Marketing, and will handle the teams in charge of building and supporting Hyundai's growing dealer network and overall marketing efforts.

Most recently, Owen served as national sales manager for the company, responsible for both the inside and outside sales teams for Hyundai's construction equipment products. Owen has extensive experience in strategic sales and distribution management within the heavy equipment industry, with more than 25 years holding key sales and marketing positions at leading global OEMs. He has an agricultural engineering degree from Iowa State University.

"Tom understands the strategic and tactical requirements of customers with multi-state, multi-province operations and will work to help ensure that Hyundai and our expanding dealer network meet the needs of these customers," said M.S. Kang, president, Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas, Inc. "His strategic outlook and dedication to achieving outstanding results make him an excellent fit to lead our national sales efforts," 

"With Hyundai, we continually hear that customers get more than they expect," Owen said. "I look forward to building on the growing momentum for the Hyundai brand and helping strengthen relationships with our customers."

Park served as strategic distribution manager for the company, responsible for marketing and district sales management, strategic dealer development and national account sales. An employee of Hyundai Construction Equipment for more than 20 years, he has extensive experience in the material handling industry. Park has a marketing degree from Hofstra University.

"Stan's longtime experience supporting and growing our dealer network, extensive management background and proven leadership will reinforce our dealers' and customers' growing trust in the Hyundai Construction Equipment brand," said Kang.

"I have been extremely fortunate to grow with Hyundai Construction Equipment - and to see the brand grow to be a solid choice," Park said. "Distribution and marketing are key to our future success and growth plans, and I am excited to lead this area of our business."

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