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Hyundai R&D head Albert Biermann retires

SECOND TO NONE: Mr Biermann says leading HMG’s engineering division has been a tremendous pleasure and honour.

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20 Dec 2021

HYUNDAI Motor Group (HMG) has announced that Albert Biermann, the president and head of the Korean giant’s research and development department, has retired. 


Following a 31-year stint at BMW, Mr Biermann was recruited by HMG in 2015 and named president and head of the firm’s research and development division in 2018.  Although he has retired, he will continue to act as an executive technical advisor for HMG, the company said.


“It has been a tremendous pleasure and honour for me to work for Hyundai Motor Group and lead our engineering division to become a ‘second-to-none’ R&D centre in the entire automotive industry,” Mr Biermann, 65, said of his contribution to the South Korean manufacturer.



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