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Kia Motors America Announces New Vice President of Marketing


Michael Sprague Joins Kia

IRVINE, Calif., Jul 31, 2008 – Kia Motors America, Inc. (KMA) currently announced Michael Sprague will be fasten a association as clamp president, marketing, effective Aug 11, 2008. In his new purpose with Kia, Sprague will approach and conduct all aspects of a selling department, including code marketing, advertising, sell marketing, sponsorships, CRM, product formulation and open relations. This position will news directly to B.M. Ahn, organisation boss and arch executive officer, KMA and Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia (KMMG).

“Michael’s clever selling credentials joined with his ubiquitous believe will assistance us grasp a idea of lifting a code image,” pronounced B.M. Ahn. “And his endless automotive attention believe will supplement to a team’s ability to ceaselessly boost sales notwithstanding a formidable mercantile environment.”

Most recently, Mr. Sprague served as organisation selling manager for Ford Motor Company’s Lincoln Mercury division. Prior to that he was corporate code plan manager in Ford’s Chief Marketing Office in Detroit where he led a growth of a tellurian code design for Ford Motor Company. Additional pivotal positions Mr. Sprague hold during Ford Motor Company include: cranky code plan manager; cranky code product selling manager; modernized product plan manager, Mercury; informal selling manager, Lincoln Mercury; and other margin assignments in sales and marketing. Mr. Sprague also served as ubiquitous manager, tellurian code selling for Mazda Motor Corporation in Japan.

Kia Motors America (KMA) is a sales, selling and placement arm of Kia Motors Corporation formed in Seoul, South Korea. KMA offers a finish line of vehicles by some-more than 640 dealers via a United States. For 2007, KMA accessible a 14th uninterrupted year of record U.S. sales. Kia Motors subscribes to a truth of building high value, high quality, protected and energetic vehicles. Kia Motors prides itself on producing vehicles that are sparkling and enabling and elicit a Kia tagline “The Power to Surprise.”

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