TurningPoint Executive Search proudly announces the appointment of Kara Vande Hoef as the newly appointed Director of Human Resources for Hyundai Motor America (HMA).

In this critical role, Kara Vande Hoef will report directly to Matthew Little, the Vice President of Human Resources for Hyundai Motor North America (HMNA) and the Vice President of Hyundai Motor Company’s Global HR group.

Raquel Gallant, TurningPoint’s Managing Director of Executive Search, emphasized Kara’s value, stating, “Kara’s professional journey to date speaks to her wealth of expertise across all HR functions. She has successfully developed and implemented HR programs, scaled operations, and managed strategic initiatives across various organizations and industries. She will be an impactful leader on the HR team as HMA continues to grow.”

Expressing satisfaction in the collaboration, Raquel Gallant continues,

“It has been a pleasure to partner with Matthew Little in identifying this high-impact position. Kara’s proven track record in HR leadership and strategic thinking will be instrumental in driving company growth and upholding a best-in-class culture.”

Ken Schmitt, CEO and founder of TurningPoint Executive Search highlights the firm’s commitment to recruiting innovative HR leaders, recognizing the profound impact they can have on cultivating a culture of belonging and achieving results. He commends Hyundai stating, “Hyundai Motors has done a phenomenal job in creating a highly respected employment brand, and we are proud to have played a role in securing an exceptional HR leader to contribute to their ongoing success.”

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