Kia Canada Inc. announced the appointment of John Junker-Andersen to senior director of Parts and Aftersales.
Mr. Junker-Andersen brings to Kia Canada over twenty-nine years of experience in the automotive industry holding a variety of positions at the Director level, including Director Quality, Technical and Government Affairs, Director of Aftersales and Director of Customer Service for Nissan / Infiniti Canada Inc. In addition, Mr. Junker-Andersen also worked extensively with the Ford Motor Company and Volvo Heavy Trucks Canada holding various roles of progressive responsibility within. More recently, Mr. Junker-Andersen held the position of President and Senior Partner of Resource Management Group (RMG) which is a provider of executive level consulting and support services.
“John’s wealth of experience has contributed to a diverse skill set and exceptional leadership which support Kia’s philosophy that processes and people are one of the most essential elements for success in business” said Maria Soklis vice-president and Chief Operating Officer (COO) Kia Canada Inc. “John’s appointment further strengthens our management team as Kia continues to be a top growing automotive company in Canada.”
Mr. Junker-Andersen provides a unique blend of international and domestic corporate and field experience including operations, sales, marketing, finance, customer satisfaction, engineering, manufacturing and training.
In his new role, Junker-Andersen will be responsible for all Parts, Aftersales, Corporate Training, CRM and Customer Service & Retention functions for Kia Canada Inc.