CEO of Hyundai Motor UK, First European managing director to be promoted to such level
Tony Whitehorn is the president and CEO of Hyundai Motor UK. He started his work as a sales analyst at Rover in 1982, moved to Renault after two years and spent five years there. He started his role as area sales manager, but had become sales training manager in 1986. Afterwards, Mr.Whitehorn moved to Toyota in 1998, promoted as Sales Director in 1999 and became Operations Director in 2002. Mr.Whitehorn worked with Toyota until he joined Hyundai Motor UK as managing Director in 2005. He worked with Hyundai Motors’ for 7 years and was promoted to current position in November 2011, as the first European managing director to be promoted to such level.