Michael Stewart joins Hyundai

Hyundai Motor has appointed Michael Stewart as new fleet director to oversee the brand’s strategy and direction in the UK’s competitive fleet and business sector.

Michael boasts more than 17 years of automotive and fleet experience and has contributed to the success of several automotive businesses during his career, including Nissan, Mazda, and Vauxhall.

He said, ‘I’m delighted to be joining Hyundai Motor UK at such an exciting time for the brand. Hyundai is a company with an already strong product line-up which is perfectly suited for the changing fleet market and there is a great deal more to come. It is also highly-regarded in the UK fleet market not just for its products but also for the standard of the services it offers its fleet customers – and it has the awards to prove it! I am looking forward to further enhancing the brand’s business offering and reputation in the sector.’

Tony Whitehorn, president and CEO, Hyundai Motor UK, said, ‘Michael Stewart’s appointment is an important one for Hyundai UK as we work on growing our market share, building on the reputation we’ve earned from fleet operators large and small. 2018 will see comprehensive updates to key vehicles, alongside all-new model introductions, so now is a crucial time to retain existing business customers and grow our influence further.’