SangYup Lee, EVP & Head of Hyundai and Genesis Global Style and design Center, Hyundai Motor Business (HMC), has been adjudged the 2023 Planet Motor vehicle Man or woman of The Yr. Lee’s award marked the second consecutive calendar year that the award went to the Hyundai Motor Group. Luc Donckerwolke, President for Design and style and Main Innovative Officer, Hyundai Motor Group experienced gained the award very last yr.

“This honor is not the recognition of an unique but a testament to a shared collective enthusiasm for creativity encouraged by the perseverance of Hyundai top rated administration who established us large benchmarks to obtain. It is the unwavering diligence of the a lot of proficient people today who contribute to making Hyundai Structure what it is nowadays,” Lee said.

The Entire world Automobile jury recognised Lee’s contributions to Hyundai’s latest models such as that of the Ioniq 6.

The Entire world Vehicle jury mentioned that Lee was the creative head at the rear of Hyundai and Genesis’ latest string of stunning and revolutionary thought and manufacturing cars together with the Ioniq 6 and the N Eyesight 74. The jury also reported that Lee’s design philosophy and leadership experienced played an instrumental section in shaping Hyundai’s structure language and played a part in the brand’s modern successes.

Other nominees in the classification bundled Wang Chuanfu, Chairman and President of BYD, Dr Stella Clarke, Study Engineer Open Improvements, BMW Group, Peter Rawlinson, CEO of Lucid Motors and Naoyuki Sakamoto, Main Engineer, GAZOO Racing Enterprise, Toyota Motor Company.