Zilina, Slovakia – Kia Motors Slovakia has appointed Myung- Chul Chung as president and CEO of the company’s European production facility. He succeeds In-Kue Bae, who took charge as president during construction of the facility in 2004. Bae will return to Kia’s head offi ce in South Korea.

Chung has been with the Hyundai Group since 1978, where he fi rst worked in the Procurement department.