Hyundai Auto Canada Corp. (HACC) announced that automotive industry veteran Oles Gadacz has been appointed the company’s new Director of Public Relations. In this newly-created role, Oles will have overall public relations initiatives, coordinate HACC’s position within global communications efforts, lead its local Corporate Social Responsibility programs, and be the Government and industry relations liaison.
Previously he spent nearly eight years as the Managing Director, Global Communications at Hyundai Motor Company in South Korea. During his time abroad, Gadacz spurred the development of Hyundai’s first Global PR team to build and capitalize on the momentum of the Hyundai brand through a period of intense growth. Prior to working at Hyundai Motor Co., Gadacz owned and operated Korean Auto Research Co. Ltd., a firm that provided writing, editorial and research services on a broad range of automotive related topics for local and overseas media clients, automobile manufacturers and component suppliers.