Burning Rubber

Salmon, Andrew
June 2008
Forbes Asia;6/16/2008, Vol. 4 Issue 11, p50
The article profiles Suh Sueng-Hwa, CEO of Hankook Tire Co. Inc. in South Korea. The company started in 1941 and was still making only 670,000 tires a year. However, when Suh was hired at the age of 59, its plants roll out 74 million a year making the company as the world fastest-growing company and 7th world's leading tiremakers. Moreover, the company is targeting $5 billion in sales by 2011 and 100 million tires in volume.


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