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August 17, 1994
* Mitchell L. Hogins has been appointed vice president of finance for Hyundai Motor Finance Co. in Fountain Valley. He was formerly vice president and controller of Security Pacific Auto Finance in Westlake Village and, before that, comptroller for the First National Bank of Anchorage. * Frank Borst, Tim Crabtree and Gary Smith have been named to positions as vice president and officers of Odetics Inc., an Anaheim supplier of information management products.
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BUSINESS
August 17, 1994
* Mitchell L. Hogins has been appointed vice president of finance for Hyundai Motor Finance Co. in Fountain Valley. He was formerly vice president and controller of Security Pacific Auto Finance in Westlake Village and, before that, comptroller for the First National Bank of Anchorage. * Frank Borst, Tim Crabtree and Gary Smith have been named to positions as vice president and officers of Odetics Inc., an Anaheim supplier of information management products.
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BUSINESS
May 4, 1990 | JOHN O'DELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Chasing a more convenient time zone and a pool of affordable workers, Hyundai Motor America has chosen St. Louis as the site for a $15-million national operating center for its new in-house finance company. Dennis D. Lamont, chief operating officer of Hyundai Motor Finance Co., said that while he and his administration team will be at Hyundai Motor America headquarters on Talbert Avenue here, the credit and loan processing work will be located in St.
BUSINESS
May 4, 1990 | JOHN O'DELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Chasing a more convenient time zone and a pool of affordable workers, Hyundai Motor America has chosen St. Louis as the site for a $15-million national operating center for its new in-house finance company. Dennis D. Lamont, chief operating officer of Hyundai Motor Finance Co., said that while he and his administration team will be at Hyundai Motor America headquarters on Talbert Avenue here, the credit and loan processing work will be located in St.
BUSINESS
February 3, 1990 | John O'Dell / Times staff writer
Finance Charge: Hyundai Motor America is opening its own finance operation to flesh out its presence in the United States and, officials of the South Korean auto importer hope, to improve its competitive posture here. Most other auto companies have long known that owning a finance company pays off--both in profits from loan-making and by enabling them to sell cars with special promotional rates and loan programs.
BUSINESS
April 16, 1993
Hyundai Motor Finance Co. said Thursday that it will move ahead this month with a public offering of $115 million in asset-backed securities. A spokesman for Hyundai said the company thinks that the debt offering is the first in the United States by any unit of a Korean manufacturer. Hyundai Finance, the in-house dealer and consumer lending arm of Korean auto maker Hyundai Motor Corp., said Salomon Brothers Inc. will be sole underwriter of the offering, set for Monday.
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April 15, 2003 | Joy L. Woodson, Times Staff Writer
An attorney is demanding that Hyundai reconsider its decision to fire a Marine reservist serving in Iraq until he can return to the United States to defend himself against sexual harassment allegations. The attorney, Gloria Allred, said Sgt. Clifford Moffitt, 35, of Irvine has not been given a fair chance to address the harassment charges because he is fighting in Iraq.
BUSINESS
August 8, 1995
* Dee Panah has been appointed chief financial officer and vice president of finance for Krause's Furniture Inc., the Brea owner of Krause's Sofa Factory, a retailer and manufacturer of made-to-order upholstered furniture. He succeeds Mark J. Gill, who left Krause's to pursue other business interests. Panah was formerly chief financial officer for Beverly Furniture Manufacturing. Prior to that, he was executive vice president and general manager for the Marge Carson division of Masco Corp.
BUSINESS
November 30, 1994
Suzanne Biallot has been appointed director of marketing for South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa. Before joining the retail center, she was editorial director for Goldbook in Beverly Hills. Biallot has also held editorial positions with both Town & Country and Elle magazines in New York, and served as vice president of corporate communications for Faberge Inc. and director of public relations and advertising for Guerlain Inc. in New York. * Gary Nelson has joined Scantron Corp.
BUSINESS
February 3, 1990 | John O'Dell / Times staff writer
Finance Charge: Hyundai Motor America is opening its own finance operation to flesh out its presence in the United States and, officials of the South Korean auto importer hope, to improve its competitive posture here. Most other auto companies have long known that owning a finance company pays off--both in profits from loan-making and by enabling them to sell cars with special promotional rates and loan programs.
BUSINESS
January 17, 1998 | Times Wire Services
International lenders Friday officially completed a plan to roll over South Korean short-term debt through March 31, a source close to the talks told Reuters. "It gives us the time to sit down and work out an agreement with the Koreans longer term," the source said. U.S. Deputy Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers had said South Korea needs to strike a deal with international lenders "as rapidly as practicable" to roll over its short-term debt and strengthen investor confidence.
BUSINESS
March 26, 1995 | JOHN O'DELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Auto writers describe the car as roomy, with seamless bodywork and high-tech steering and braking systems. Loaded with safety features, it "seems to be a solid, modern piece of work that fully belongs in today's car market," AutoWeek magazine reported. "One of the most refined and pleasant cars in its price range," another reviewer wrote. All of those plaudits, surprisingly, are going to the newest car from South Korea's Hyundai Motor Co., the subcompact Accent.
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