Jerry Flannery Biography

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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, 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 more than 830 dealerships nationwide. All Hyundai vehicles sold in the U.S. are covered by the Hyundai Assurance program, which includes the 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. Hyundai Blue Link® Connected Care provides owners of Hyundai models equipped with the Blue Link telematics system with proactive safety and car care services complimentary for three years with enrollment. These services include Automatic Collision Notification, Enhanced Roadside Assistance, Vehicle Diagnostic Alert, Monthly Vehicle Health Report and in-vehicle service scheduling.

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