Hyundai Motor Group Honorary Chairman Mong-Koo Chung inducted into Automotive Hall of Fame at official ceremony

  • Honorary President Chung becomes the first Korean to receive this honor, the industry’s highest honor

  • Chung recognized as the driving force behind the Group’s success and a steadfast champion of the automotive industry and the Korean economy

  • Dedication to vehicle quality, global expansion of R&D and manufacturing network have been key to Chung’s approach

  • Hyundai Motor Group Continues To Pursue Progress For Humanity

DETROIT and Seoul, South Korea, July 23, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Honorary Chairman of the Hyundai Motor Group, Mong koo chung, was officially inducted into the Automotive Hall of Fame at the 2020/2021 Induction and Awards Ceremony. The industry’s highest honor was presented to the Class of 2020 at a celebration held at the ICON Convention Center in Detroit on 22nd of July.

Hyundai Motor Group Honorary Chairman Mong-Koo Chung has been officially inducted into the Automotive Hall of Fame at the 2020/2021 Induction and Awards Ceremony. The induction ceremony was attended by Hyundai Motor Group President Euisun Chung, who took the place of Honorary President Mong-Koo Chung.

Hyundai Motor Group Honorary Chairman Mong-Koo Chung has been officially inducted into the Automotive Hall of Fame at the 2020/2021 Induction and Awards Ceremony.  The induction ceremony was attended by Hyundai Motor Group President Euisun Chung, who attended in place of Honorary President Mong-Koo Chung & # x002019; s.  (Left to right) Euisun Chung, Chairman of Hyundai Motor Group and Ramzi Hermiz, Chairman of the Board, Automotive Hall of Fame.

Hyundai Motor Group Honorary Chairman Mong-Koo Chung has been officially inducted into the Automotive Hall of Fame at the 2020/2021 Induction and Awards Ceremony. The induction ceremony was attended by Hyundai Motor Group President Euisun Chung, who took the place of Honorary President Mong-Koo Chung. (Left to right) Euisun Chung, Chairman of Hyundai Motor Group and Ramzi Hermiz, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Automotive Hall of Fame.

Hyundai Motor Group Honorary Chairman Mong-Koo Chung has been officially inducted into the Automotive Hall of Fame at the 2020/2021 Induction and Awards Ceremony.  The induction ceremony was attended by Hyundai Motor Group President Euisun Chung, who attended in place of Honorary President Mong-Koo Chung & # x002019; s.  (Left to right) Ramzi Hermiz, Chairman of the Board, Automotive Hall of Fame and Euisun Chung, Chairman of Hyundai Motor Group.

Hyundai Motor Group Honorary Chairman Mong-Koo Chung has been officially inducted into the Automotive Hall of Fame at the 2020/2021 Induction and Awards Ceremony. The induction ceremony was attended by Hyundai Motor Group President Euisun Chung, who took the place of Honorary President Mong-Koo Chung. (Left to right) Ramzi Hermiz, Chairman of the Board, Automotive Hall of Fame and Euisun Chung, Chairman of Hyundai Motor Group.

The induction ceremony took place in the presence of the president of the Hyundai Motor group. Euisun Chung, who participated in the honorary presidency Mong-Koo Chung’s place. President Chung received the induction trophy and delivered a speech on behalf of his father.

“Honorary Chairman Chung has made the Hyundai Motor Group the world’s fifth largest automaker since its humble beginnings. If my dad were here he would say he owes this honor to our fantastic employees, dealers and customers, ”said Euisun Chung. “My father carried on the legacy of my grandfather Ju-yung Chung, who founded Hyundai. He expanded the Group’s presence globally and continued to strive for excellence in quality. He has made the Group something that employees and customers can all be proud of.

President Chung also did not forget to mention his vision for the future.

“As Hyundai meets the challenges and opportunities of the 21st century, we will continue to strive for excellence, defy convention and lead the evolution of intelligent mobility. We will make progress for humanity, ”said the president.

The Automobile Hall of Fame has also taken note of Chung’s many accomplishments, including:

  • Acquisition of Kia Motors Corporation in the Hyundai Motor group

  • Spearheading the Group’s growth with new factories in key regions, including United States, Europe, China, India, Brazil and Russia

  • Create a highly efficient and vertically integrated business structure that produces everything from steel to vehicles

The Automotive Hall of Fame was established in 1939 to honor notable business leaders who have made significant contributions to the advancement of the automotive industry and mobility. Chung becomes the first Korean to receive the honor, which was first announced in February 2020.

For more information on Hyundai Motor Group, please visit: www.hyundaimotorgroup.com

SOURCE Hyundai Motor Group

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