Daedong Industrial Co., parent company of Kioti Tractor, has named Chang Gue (C.G.) Kim executive vice president of Daedong. Kim will remain president of Daedong U.S.A. and Kioti Tractor, based in Wendell, N.C.
Kim will be responsible for leading Daedong’s worldwide management teams in their core areas of systems integration, planning, product development, production, quality, sales, marketing and service and parts. Building on his success in growing the Kioti brand in North America, Kim has a global value-chain perspective, the company said, and is expected to strengthen Daedong Industrial’s position globally in the manufacture and distribution of compact tractors and engines.
Kim initiated Kioti’s four-year full-fleet warranty and five-paw dealer excellence program.