Leimkuhler brings to Kia more than 25 years of automotive experience, having most recently held the position of managing director, supply chain management and vice president, parts at MG/Nanjing Global Motors, where he was responsible for the creation and management of the Aftermarket Parts and Supply Chain Divisions in China, Europe and the United States. Prior to that, he spent 14 years with Mazda North American Operations as director, logistics, inventory management and parts distribution. Before joining Mazda, Leimkuhler served as national traffic manager, parts distribution at Subaru of America, Inc.
"Tom will be an excellent addition to our organization, bringing with him extensive knowledge of the automotive industry and specific expertise in the parts and accessories division," said Hunt. "We are confident in his ability to contribute to our continued growth and success."
Kia Motors America -- the sales, marketing and distribution arm of Kia Motors Corp. in Seoul, South Korea -- offers a complete line of vehicles through more than 630 dealers throughout the United States.
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Source: Kia Motors America