Seok Myung (Sam) Yoon said it’s an exciting time to be part of Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas Inc., as he was announced as the company’s new president and CEO. Yoon came from Hyundai Heavy Industries, Hyundai Construction Equipment’s parent company, and during his tenure there worked in research and development and sales. Most recently, he was CEO of HHI-Brazil.
“I am pleased to take on this position at a very exciting time for Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas,” Yoon said. “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.”
Yoon received his bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering at Hanyang University-Korea and his master’s in the same field at Chung Ang University-Korea. He lives in Suwanee, Ga., with his wife and daughter and enjoys skiing and golfing in his spare time.