MISSISSAUGA, ON, Jan. 20 /CNW/ - Kia Canada Inc. is pleased to announce
today the appointment of Robert Staffieri to Director of Marketing.
Mr. Staffieri has been with Kia Canada Inc. for over five years holding
a variety of positions of increasing responsibility including
Advertising and Incentives Manager, National Sales Manager and most
recently National Customer Retention Manager Mr. Staffieri brings to
the organization over eighteen years of automotive experience which
included finance, sales and marketing experience from another OEM.
"Robert has been instrumental in impacting Kia Canada's growth over the
last five years. He has been able to provide succinct direction and
execution in his various roles" said Maria Soklis Vice President and
Chief Operating Officer (COO) Kia Canada Inc. "Robert is well poised to
lead Kia Canada in his areas of responsibility into the next wave of
significant growth here in Canada."
Mr. Staffieri was instrumental in successfully implementing and
overlooking initiatives that specifically heightened Kia Canada's brand
loyalty and customer satisfaction. Staffieri pioneered the Kia
Certified Pre-Owned Program and earlier this year, the Kia Member
Rewards Program. Additionally, Mr. Staffieri was instrumental to
developing and executing Kia Canada's National Marketing Campaign -
In his new role, Staffieri will be responsible for all Marketing, Public
Relations and Product Planning functions for Kia Canada Inc.
Kia Canada Inc. (www.kia.ca) -- a maker of quality vehicles for the young-at-heart -- is a
subsidiary of Kia Motors Corporation (KMC) in Korea was founded in 1999
and sells and services high quality class leading vehicles like the
Soul, Forte and Sorento through a network of 171 dealers nationwide.
Kia Canada Inc. employs 140 people in its Mississauga, Ontario
headquarters and four regional offices across Canada. Kia Motors
Corporation continues to showcase the company's global commitment to
surpassing customer expectations through continuous automotive
SOURCE KIA Canada Inc.
For further information:
Kia Canada Inc. Media Contacts:
Public Relations Manager
PR and Marketing Coordinator