Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas Introduces New President

HyundaiHyundai Construction Equipment Americas Inc. is excited to announce its new President and CEO, Seok Myung (Sam) Yoon. Mr. Yoon came from

Hyundai Heavy Industries, Hyundai Construction Equipment’s parent company. During his tenure there, he worked in Research and Development

Seok Myung (Sam) Yoon
Seok Myung (Sam) Yoon

and Sales. Most recently, Mr. Yoon was the CEO of HHI-Brazil.

“I am pleased to take on this position at a very exciting time for Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas,” says Mr. Yoon. “Our -9A series of excavators and wheel loaders gives our dealers and their customers advanced technology and abundant standard features while meeting EPA regulations limiting gas emissions. This line, along with other new products slated for the near future, will help us continue down the path of steady sales volume and market share increases in North and Latin America.”

Mr. Yoon received his Bachelors of Arts in Mechanical Engineering at Hanyang University-Korea and his Masters of Mechanical Engineering at Chung Ang University-Korea. He lives in Suwanee, Georgia with his wife and daughter and enjoys skiing and golfing in his spare time.

Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas Inc. offers quality earthmoving and material-handling equipment, including hydraulic excavators, wheel loaders, skid steer loaders and electric and diesel forklifts. They also manufacture internal combustion cushion and internal combustion pneumatic forklifts. With Hyundai’s North American headquarters and parts depot in Norcross, GA, both dealers and customers consistently receive quick fulfillment on all orders.

Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), Hyundai Construction Equipment’s parent company has instilled its philosophy: Quality before and after the sale throughout all divisions. HHI invests heavily in construction equipment R&D and has state-of-the-art production facilities around the world. Hyundai is ISO 9001 certified and is a perennial winner of numerous Korean construction-equipment design awards.

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