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SsangYong Australia chief Smith exits

New path: Tim Smith has left SsangYong Motors Australia less than a year since its official relaunch in December 2019.

Head of reborn SsangYong brand under factory control departs after 16 months in job

15 Nov 2019

SSANGYONG Motors Australia is recruiting for a new managing director in the wake of Tim Smith’s departure after about 16 months in the top job.


Now head of sales at accident management and vehicle hire services firm Compass, Mr Smith was appointed head of the newly formed Melbourne-based SsangYong operation in June last year when the factory took control and relaunched in Australia after a protracted period that saw former independent importer Ateco Automotive drop the brand in late 2016.


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