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Steve Shannon is the Vice President of Marketing for Hyundai Motor America. He is responsible for all marketing activities in the United States. He reports to President and Chief Executive Officer, John Krafcik.
Prior to joining Hyundai, Shannon spent more than 25 years at General Motors (GM), most recently serving as the executive director of marketing and product planning for the Cadillac division. He held that position for more than three years spearheading the campaign that gave momentum to Cadillacís recovery and drove mass consumer purchase consideration. In addition to direct functional responsibility in the U.S., Shannon also had significant integration with key Europe, Middle East and China markets.
While at GM, Shannon held several other leadership roles in marketing with Saturn, followed by senior posts at Buick and Saab among others.
In addition, he brings overseas perspective and experience having been stationed at GMís European headquarters in Zurich, supporting the Opel brand across the continent.
Shannon graduated from Harvard College with a Bachelor of Arts and received his Masters of Business Administration in Marketing from Columbia University.
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