Wilhite's Departure at Hyundai Could Be Ford's Win

Steve Wilhite resigned today from his post as COO of Hyundai Motor America. Wilhite has been known to be frustrated with the Korean management style and structure almost from day-one when he started in August of 2006. Hyundai is not on track to meet a sales target laid down by Korean management this year, and they have been unwilling to revise it to perhaps get in line with the reality of a softer auto market.

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