KIA MOTORS AMERICA ANNOUNCES ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE

01/08/21 ID: 16871

Bill Peffer Steps Down as Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President

IRVINE, Calif., January 8, 2021 – Kia Motors America’s (KMA) chief operating officer and executive vice president, Bill Peffer, resigned yesterday in conjunction with his pursuit of a new opportunity in the automotive industry. Kia Motors America has not yet appointed a successor.  

Peffer joined KMA in July 2017 as vice president of sales operations. His three-plus years at KMA culminated in the company’s best-ever retail sales performance last year, helping make Kia the fastest-growing mass market brand in the U.S.

“Bill Peffer’s contributions helped Kia’s U.S. sales outperform the industry and we are grateful for his service to the company. We sincerely wish him well in the next chapter of his career,” said Sean Yoon, president and CEO of Kia Motors North America and Kia Motors America.

Sobre Kia Motors America

Kia Motors America, cuya sede se encuentra en Irvine, California, ha sido la marca mejor clasificada y es reconocida como una de las 100 mejores marcas mundiales. Kia es el "Socio automotor oficial" de la NBA y ofrece una gama completa de vehículos que se venden a través de una red de más de 750 concesionarios en los Estados Unidos, entre los que se incluyen automóviles y SUV orgullosamente construidos en West Point, Georgia.*

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* El Telluride, Sorento y K5 son ensamblandos en los Estados Unidos con piezas de origen estadounidense y mundial.

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