Sun Hong of HL Mando has been appointed to CAWA’s Manufacturers Advisory Council.
“We are pleased to have Sun join our leadership team and contribute to our discussions of current and future industry issues," said Young Suhr Jr., chair of the Board of Directors. “We look forward to his participation and contributions which will assist the association in achieving its goals as an effective and valuable automotive aftermarket industry organization."
Hong is the chief operating officer of HL Mando’s Aftermarket North America, with more than 25 years of experience in the automotive aftermarket. In his current role, he is responsible for the overall business strategy of HL Mando’s Aftermarket North America.
Hong began his automotive aftermarket career in 1994 with HL Mando. After six years with increasing responsibilities with HL Mando, he moved to AMPAC, where his spent nine years as sales, purchasing and product development manager. In 2010, he joined TYC (Genera) as product category manager to eventually manage TYC’s catalog pricing and some of TYC’s product categories. In 2019, Hong returned to lead the HL Mando’s Aftermarket North America team.