Irving-based Hyosung America appoints Sang Hwan Kweon to CEO

Irving-based finance company Hyosung America Inc. has appointed Sang Hwan Kweon to serve as the new CEO following the retirement of Hee-Eun Ahn from the position, according to a news release.

Previously serving as COO for the company, Kweon’s new role will take effect on Oct. 1.

“I have enjoyed my tenure here at Hyosung America,” Ahn said in the release. “We have seen tremendous growth over the past four years. I am leaving the company in good hands and look forward to seeing where it goes in the years to come.”

Kweon brings more than 32 years of experience in the ATM industry. Previously, he held senior VP of global business and product planning for Hyosung TNS in South Korea.

“I want to personally thank Mr. Ahn for his contributions and the team he has built here at Hyosung America,” Kweon said in the release. “We are positioned to do great things in the coming years as we work with our financial institution, retail and channel partners to make banking and retail a phenomenal experience for consumers.”

Hyosung America Inc. is the North American branch of South Korean-based Hyosung Corporation that offers cash management and payments services. The company also provides ATMs in the U.S.

Read the full story at Dallas Business Journal.