Kia Canada Inc. Appoints New Public Relations Manager

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Jan. 9, 2012 /CNW/ - Kia Canada Inc. is proud to announce today the appointment of Cathy Laroche to Public Relations Manager.

Ms. Laroche brings to the organization a wealth of automotive media relations experience. Since 2008, Ms. Laroche has worked with the Kia Canada's Public Relations Team, most recently as Assistant Public Relations Manager.

"We are pleased to appoint Cathy to the Public Relations Manager role with Kia Canada," said Robert Staffieri Director of Marketing Kia Canada Inc. "Her experience with the brand, and of the automotive industry, will no-doubt complement and assist with our continued success".

In her new role, Ms. Laroche will be responsible for all day-to-day Public Relations functions for Kia Canada Inc., including ongoing media relations.

Ms. Laroche will report directly to Jack Sulymka, National Marketing Manager Kia Canada Inc., and will be based out of Kia Canada's Eastern Region office.


Kia Canada Inc. ( -- 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 172 dealers nationwide. Kia Canada Inc. employs 150 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 innovation.

SOURCE KIA Canada Inc.

For further information:

Kia Canada Inc. Media Contact:
Jack Sulymka
National Marketing Manager
(O): 905.755.6266
(C): 905.301.6207

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