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Kia names David Hilbert as UK marketing director

Kia names David Hilbert as UK marketing director

Korean vehicle brand Kia Motors has named David Hilbert as its new UK marketing director following his departure from a similar role at Toyota.

Hilbert served as Toyota’s general manager of vehicle marketing for the past three years and will assume his new role on 1 September.

Commenting on his latest job Hilbert remarked: “I am really excited to be joining Kia at this point in time – the brand has gone through a massive change over the last few years and has surprised motorists and the industry alike with its focus on design, reliability and appeal.

“There have been some amazing products recently – the all-new Sportage for example – and I know there is a great deal more to come.”

Hilbert will be tasked with growing sales and developing the Kia brand more "surprising and satisfying".