Son of Hyundai Motor chairman picked to head Kia

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SEOUL, Feb 25 (Reuters) - The son of Hyundai Motor Group Chairman Chung Mong-koo was picked on Friday to head affiliate Kia Motors Corp. , a move some analysts said was likely to deepen worries about management ethics in South Korea. Marking a rapid ascent to the top, Chung Eui-sun, 36, was named president of South Korea's No.2 carmaker after starting out at Hyundai Motor Co. , South Korea's top car maker, in 1999 as a purchasing director, Hyundai Motor Group said in a statement. He ...

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