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Kia Canada Inc. welcomes Mr. Michael Kopke as new Director of Marketing

Michael Kopke

(Mississauga, ON) August 10, 2018 – Kia Canada Inc. is pleased to welcome Michael Kopke as the organization’s new Director of Marketing, reporting directly to Ted Lancaster, Vice President and COO, Kia Canada Inc.

An energetic, innovative, creative and collaborative marketer who has built his entire career within the automotive sector, Michael brings more than 20 years of experience to the role and will be tasked with taking the Kia brand to the next level with Canadian consumers.

“The addition of Michael will bring a fresh vision for the Kia brand and provide critical strategic leadership for our marketing efforts,” said Ted Lancaster, Vice President & COO, Kia Canada Inc.

Michael has held several roles across multiple disciplines including Marketing, Product Management, Business and Sales Planning, CRM and Customer Experience, Brand Communication, and Market Intelligence. Most recently, he held the position of Manager, Marketing Communications at Porsche Cars Canada, Ltd.


About Kia Canada

Kia Canada Inc. ( ) a maker of quality vehicles for the young-at-heart is a subsidiary of Kia Motors Corporation (KMC) which was founded in 1999 and sells and services high quality, class leading vehicles like the Soul, Forte, Optima and Sorento through a network of 188 dealers nationwide. Kia Canada Inc. employs 160 people in its Mississauga, Ontario headquarters and four regional offices across Canada, including a state-of-the-art facility in Montreal. Kia’s brand slogan "The Power to Surprise" represents the company's global commitment to surprise the world by providing exciting & inspiring experiences that go beyond expectations.

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