IRVINE, CA — Michael Tocci has joined Kia Motors America as director of regional operations in the Eastern region, based in Mt. Laurel, N.J. In his new role, Tocci will oversee retail sales, wholesale operations, parts sales, dealer development, sales, and service satisfaction and consumer affairs for the Kia's Eastern region. Tocci, 52, joined Kia after spending the last one-and-a-half years serving as senior vice president of sales at Mitsubishi Motors North America where he was in charge of sales operations, dealer development, logistics, fleet, and remarketing. Prior to that, Tocci spent 18 years with Hyundai Motors America where he worked in a variety of positions including regional sales manager for the Southern region and later as general manager of Hyundai's Eastern region.

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