Jerry Flannery Biography
W. Gerald (Jerry) Flannery is the interim president and chief executive officer of Hyundai Motor America. He is focused on enhancing the company’s brands, and accelerating growth and customer satisfaction opportunities in the U.S. market.
Flannery, who has been with Hyundai since 1987 is also responsible for all legal matters in the U.S. as the company’s Chief Legal and Safety Officer.
Flannery is widely recognized as an authority on automotive product liability, regulatory and safety matters and has been instrumental in leading the company through periods of rapid change and positioning it for steady growth. Recently, he created Hyundai’s first safety office in North America and was previously responsible for developing Hyundai’s government relations efforts in the U.S.
Prior to joining Hyundai, Flannery was a senior attorney in the Office of the General Counsel at Ford Motor Co.
Flannery is a native of Pottsville, Pennsylvania. He received his B.A. Magna Cum Laude from Albright College in 1979, and his Juris Doctorate from Villanova University in 1982, where he was a member of the Villanova Law Review. Flannery is a member of the California and Michigan Bars and a member of numerous legal organizations.
Flannery and his wife reside in Laguna Beach, California.
HYUNDAI MOTOR AMERICA
Hyundai Motor America, headquartered in Fountain Valley, Calif., is a subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Company of Korea. Hyundai vehicles are distributed throughout the United States by Hyundai Motor America and are sold and serviced through 835 dealerships nationwide. All new Hyundai vehicles sold in the U.S. are covered by the Hyundai Assurance program, which includes a 5-year/60,000-mile fully-transferable new vehicle limited warranty, Hyundai’s 10-year/100,000-mile powertrain limited warranty and five years of complimentary Roadside Assistance.