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Kia U.S. Corporate Campus And Design Center


On June 25, 2008, Byung Mo Ahn, group President and CEO of Kia Motors America and Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia was joined by local and state representatives for the grand opening ceremony of the new Kia U.S. corporate campus in Irvine, California. The $130-million investment includes the Kia Motors America Corporate Headquarters and state-of-the-art Kia Design Center America.

In attendance and speaking at the opening ceremony was Eui-Sun Chung, President of Kia Motors Corporation, who stated, “This new corporate headquarter facility will serve as the control center for our US operations that will soon cover the entire business cycle - from R&D and production to marketing, sales and after service.” The Irvine corporate campus with its own design studio, a modeling studio, 2-D and 3-D presentation rooms, a research library currently employs approximately 400 employees.