January 9, 2004

Kia Canada announces new President and CEO

Mississauga, Ontario – Kia Canada announced that Bill Porter has been appointed
President and CEO of Kia Canada Inc. effective January 1st 2004. Mr. Porter
currently holds the position of Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Kia
Canada Inc. and has over 25 years of experience in the automotive industry

Mr. Porter will succeed J. M. Park who has been promoted to Executive Vice President
with Kia Motors Corporation in Korea and will be returning to Korea.

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