Kia Europe has appointed Steffen Cost as its new vice president of operations.

He will be based at Kia’s European headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany, and responsible for sustaining Kia Europe’s sales growth as well as overseeing oversee the roll-out of 11 new battery electric vehicles (BEVs) by 2026.

Meanwhile, Emilio Herrera has been appointed as the new president and CEO of Kia Iberia.