SsangYong Australia (SYAu) is pleased to announce the appointment of three key personnel to the team at their new headquarters in Melbourne.

Steve Maciver has been appointed to the role of National Marketing Manager. Steve comes to SsangYong with 18 years automotive experience with the last 13 of those at Mazda. Most recently, he was State Manager and prior to that held a number of key marketing roles including Senior Manager of Digital & Loyalty and Senior Manager of Public Relations. Before joining Mazda, Steve also spent 5 years with Holden.

PR and Product Planning Manager, John Taylor, also comes with extensive background in the automotive industry. He was initially a development engineer with TWR in Europe before moving to GM Holden engineering and then Corporate Communications, including his most recent role as Product Communications Manager at Mitsubishi Motors Australia.

Steve Dimitrovski also joins the marketing team at SsangYong's local arm as Digital and Brand Manager with extensive experience as a Digital Marketing Manager in the retail and utilities sectors across Australia and New Zealand. He brings with him a wealth of knowledge in brand experience design and digital marketing.

"These appointments are a significant step towards building our brand here in Australia," said SsangYong Australia Managing Director Tim Smith.
"I'm really pleased to welcome John and the two Steve's aboard. Adding another three experienced individuals with such an extensive mix of skills to the team is an important and exciting event."      

"We are very proud of the team dynamic here at SsangYong Australia and our three new members have fitted in perfectly," said Mr. Smith.

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Made in Korea
SsangYong cars are manufactured in South Korea by SsangYong Motor, which is 75 per cent owned by the Indian engineering conglomerate Mahindra & Mahindra. SsangYong Australia is the company's first factory subsidiary, with headquarters in Melbourne, Victoria. Established in 1954, SsangYong is Korea's oldest vehicle manufacturer and only 4x4 and SUV specialist producer.  There are currently some 34 SsangYong dealers covering all states and territories, with new locations being added to the network all the time.

Contact details:

Steve Maciver
National Marketing Manager

John Taylor
PR and Product Planning Manager

Steve Dimitrovski
Digital and Brand Manager