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Hyundai Construction Equipment appoints new president


June 17, 2013
By Rock to Road

June 17, 2013 – Hyundai
Construction Equipment Americas has announced its new president and
CEO, Seok Myung (Sam) Yoon. Yoon came from Hyundai Heavy Industries,
Hyundai Construction Equipment’s parent company.

During his tenure there, he
worked in research and development and sales. Most recently, 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 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.”

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Yoon received his bachelor 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.