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Kia Canada Inc. Appoints Senior Director of Parts and Aftersales.

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MISSISSAUGA, ON, Nov. 22 /CNW/ - Kia Canada Inc. is proud to announce today the appointment of John Junker-Andersen to Senior Director of Parts and Aftersales.

Mr. Junker-Andersen brings to Kia Canada over twenty-nine years of experience in the automotive industry holding a variety of positions at the Director level including Director Quality, Technical and Government Affairs, Director of Aftersales and Director of Customer Service for Nissan / Infiniti Canada Inc. In addition, Mr. Junker-Andersen also worked extensively with the Ford Motor Company and Volvo Heavy Trucks Canada holding various roles of progressive responsibility within. More recently, Mr. Junker-Andersen held the position of President and Senior Partner of Resource Management Group (RMG) which is a provider of executive level consulting and support services.     

"John's wealth of experience has contributed to a diverse skillset and exceptional leadership which support Kia's philosophy that processes and people are one of the most essential elements for success in business" said Maria Soklis Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) Kia Canada Inc. "John's appointmentfurther strengthens our management team as Kia continues to be a top growing automotive company in Canada."  

Mr. Junker-Andersen provides a unique blend of international and domestic corporate and field experience including operations, sales, marketing, finance, customer satisfaction, engineering, manufacturing and training.

In his new role, Junker-Andersen will be responsible for all Parts, Aftersales, Corporate Training, CRM and Customer Service & Retention functions for Kia Canada Inc. 

Kia Canada Inc. (www.kia.ca) -- a maker of quality vehicles for the young-at-heart -- is a subsidiary of Kia Motors Corporation (KMC) in Korea was founded in 1999 and sells and services high quality class leading vehicles like the Soul, Forte and Sorento through a network of 168 dealers nationwide. Kia Canada Inc. employs 140 people in its Mississauga, Ontario headquarters and four regional offices across Canada. Kia Motors Corporation continues to showcase the company's global commitment to surpassing customer expectations through continuous automotive innovation.

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