A new warehouse in Dallas, Texas, is planned for this year.
Shawn Denlein has more than 27 years of industry experience, starting in 1995 at Yokohama Tire.
Nam Hwa (Ed) Cho has more than 30 years of history with Kumho Tire, where he has held various leadership positions.
Il Taik Jung was previously the company’s vice president of the research and development division.
Kumho will continue to monitor the situation closely and determine whether to keep it open through the end of the month.
Three of the company’s products have been named 2019 North America Good Design Award winners.
During his 35-year tenure with Kumho, Jeon has held various leadership roles in compound research, technology development and bolstered the manufacturing process in an effort to increase productivity, efficiency and effectiveness.
Samuel Choi succeeds Harry Choi, who is stepping down and will move on from the company to pursue new career opportunities after six years leading Kumho’s U.S headquarters.
Kumho Tire is the second largest tire company in South Korea, and has eight factories and five research and development centers around the world.