Hyundai Canada appoints new Public Relations Manager

MARKHAM, ON, May 11 /CNW/ - Hyundai Auto Canada Corp. today announced the appointment of Chad Heard, a senior communications specialist with nine years of automotive experience, to the role of Public Relations Manager, effective immediately.

Following a post-graduate journalism program at Humber College, and a year as a freelance journalist, Heard has succeeded in progressively senior positions within the Public Relations field of the automotive industry. While he spent the first three years of his career with Honda Canada Inc., his most recent position was Senior Consultant at Marshall Fenn Communications where he managed the Public Relations account for Volvo Cars of Canada Corp.

In his new role, Heard will be responsible for all day-to-day Public Relations functions for Hyundai Auto Canada, including ongoing media relations. Contact information is as follows:

Chad Heard
    Public Relations Manager
    Hyundai Auto Canada Corp.
    Office: 905-948-6712
    Mobile: 416-559-9640
    Email: cheard@hyundaicanada.com

About Hyundai Auto Canada Corp.

Hyundai Auto Canada, established in 1983 and headquartered in Markham Ontario, is a subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Company of Korea. Hyundai vehicles are distributed throughout Canada by Hyundai Auto Canada and are sold and serviced through more than 180 dealerships nationwide.

For further information: For additional information, please contact: Chad Heard, Public Relations Manager at Hyundai Auto Canada Corp., Office: (905) 948-6712, Mobile: (416) 559-9640, Email: cheard@hyundaicanada.com.