CEO's Message

Dear valued customers and shareholders,

I am very pleased to meet our customers and stakeholders through the web, which allows us to connect, share ideas and build sincere relationships.

Since its inception in 1960, Kumho Tire has been a model of steady growth amid dramatic changes of business landscape. Driven by innovation in management and technical development we have become the leading tire company in Korea.  

Over the past half-century Kumho Tire has built the foundation for a sustainable company, which has thrived through a full range of business environments and has grown to be one of the world’s top 10 tire companies. This success would have not been possible without the continued support and encouragement from our customers and shareholders.

We are now strengthening our core competencies and expanding our business for second takeoff. We are also proud to be living up to our “Beautiful Image” as a company implementing environmental, social and economic sustainability strategies.

In the year 2016, we will solidify our presence as a global player in the tire industry by improving our company values and distinguishable strengths. We will manage business strategically through build on our core competencies, secure the industry’s best R&D capabilities and carry out global marketing efforts. Moreover, we will recognize our responsibilities to society and the environment and will work continuously to fulfill them. Kumho Tire is committed to becoming leading environmental company by preventing the impact our company’s activities have on the environment.

I would like to extend our sincere gratitude to you for continued support and encouragement. We will continue to listen to with an open mind and provide the best value and confidence in return. With your support Kumho Tire will be able to open up a brighter and more beautiful future.

Respectfully yours,


Lee Han-Seob
President & CEO
Kumho Tire Co. Inc.