Seok Myung Yoon has been appointed president and CEO of Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas Inc. Previously, Yoon was CEO of HHI-Brazil. He has also worked in research and development and sales at Hyundai Heavy Industries.
Yoon received his Bachelor of Arts degree in mechanical engineering at Hanyang University-Korea and his Masters of Mechanical Engineering at Chung Ang University-Korea. He lives in Suwanee, Ga., with his wife and daughter and enjoys skiing and golfing in his spare time.
“I am pleased to take on this position at a very exciting time for Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas,” said 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.”