Kia Motors Europe has promoted Jean-Charles Lievens to senior vice president.
Lievens previously held the post of vice president at the automaker’s European head-quarters in Eschborn, Ger-many, which is about 10km west of Frankfurt.
Lievens, a 56-year-old native of Paris, has more than 32 years experience in the automotive industry. He previously held senior positions at General Motors, Toyota and the Volks-wagen group.
Kia Motors Europe also appointed Iris von Kirschbaum as its public relations and marketing manager. Kirschbaum previously was communication and marketing director in Brussels for Swedish truckmaker Scania.