Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia appoints new CEOPOSTED BY Mick Chan ON 03 March 2015
Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM), the official distributor for Mitsubishi passenger vehicles in Malaysia has announced the appointment of Won-Chul Yang as chief executive officer, effective 12 February.
With over 20 years’ experience in the automotive industry, Yang started with Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) in Seoul, Korea in 1992, taking on various roles in the company. Between 2003 and 2006, he served as Manager at MC Tokyo before moving on to become Director of Strategic Planning and Coordination at Mitsubishi Motors Sales Korea Limited.
Since 2012, Yang was senior vice president of strategic planning and coordination at Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia, a tenure which saw the launch of Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia’s first locally assembled vehicle, the ASX compact SUV.
To date, MMM has 58 showrooms (including 43 sales, service and spares centres) and 47 service outlets nationwide, and has sold more than 82,000 vehicles in Malaysia.