Chris Perry, a 10 year Hyundai Motor America veteran, moves from Director of Marketing Communications to Vice President of Marketing replacing Joel Ewanick who jumped to Nissan in February then General Motors a few weeks ago.
Perry will be responsible for all Hyundai marketing communications and brand development in the United States and report to Hyundai Motor America President and Chief Executive Officer John Krafcik. Prior to joining Hyundai in 2000, Perry worked in strategic planning and advertising for Isuzu, and held marketing positions at the Della Femina McNamee agency. Prior to that he worked at the consulting firm Diagnostic Research. Perry received a Bachelors of Science in Marketing from California State University Northridge. He lives with his wife and two children in Irvine, California.