Group Honors Hyundai Chairman Featured

By Staff Writer February 07, 2020

Hyundai Motor Group Chairman Mong-Koo Chung will be inducted into the Automotive Hall of Fame, the industry’s top honor, in the class of 2020.

Chung will be the first Korean inducted into the Automotive Hall of Fame, which was established in 1939 and has honored nearly 800 business leaders from around the world. The 2020 Induction and Awards Ceremony will be held in Detroit at the MGM Grand Ballroom on July 23.

Hyundai Motor Group Chairman Mong-Koo Chung Inducted into Automotive Hall of Fame

“Induction into the Automotive Hall of Fame is reserved for individuals who have created, shaped, and changed the mobility market. These individuals have exceeded in a way that stands out from their peers – they are responsible for a step change in innovation, business operations, and impact on consumers and the public,” said Sarah Cook, Hall of Fame president.

According to the Automotive Hall of Fame, Chairman Chung has been credited with the success of Hyundai Motor Group. Chung’s legacy is on par with other legends of the industry who have launched and guided automotive firms to global growth and renown. Through Chung’s leadership, Hyundai Motor became Korea’s largest automaker and Hyundai Motor Group became the world’s fifth-largest automotive group.

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