Hyundai PROMOTES DAVE ZUCHOWSKI TO Executive Vice President of Sales
FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Oct. 12, 2010– Hyundai Motor America President and CEO John Krafcik today named Dave Zuchowski executive vice president of sales. Zuchowski joined the Hyundai team in 2007 as vice president of sales. He is responsible for all sales, sales operations, market representation, field operations and overall dealer relations. During his time at Hyundai, Zuchowski has improved sales and market share, while also improving the quality of Hyundai’s retail network.
“Dave has distinguished himself as a leader in our industry in sales, incentives, advertising, and dealer development,” said Krafcik. “We’ve seen Dave set a new standard for cooperation and teamwork with other divisions. He’s truly a team player, with a rare combination of passion, intelligence, creativity and diligence, and we congratulate him on this much-deserved promotion.”
Zuchowski, a 30-year veteran of the automotive industry, joined Hyundai from Mazda North America where he served as vice president of sales and field operations. He began his career in 1980 at Ford Motor Company as a sales associate. Zuchowski earned his Bachelor of Arts in Communications from the University of Washington.
HYUNDAI MOTOR AMERICA
Hyundai Motor America, headquartered in Fountain Valley, Calif., is a subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Co. of Korea. Hyundai vehicles are distributed throughout the United States by Hyundai Motor America and are sold and serviced through about 800 dealerships nationwide. All Hyundai vehicles sold in the U.S. are covered by the Hyundai Assurance program, which includes the 5-year/60,000-mile fully transferable new vehicle warranty, Hyundai’s 10-year/100,000-mile powertrain warranty and 5-years of complimentary Roadside Assistance.