Senior leaders


Senior members in focus.

Spokes People

Our company spokespeople are available for comment on their individual areas of responsibility. Find out more about their respective roles below and in detail in their individual Q&A sections.

Scott Noh

President

Mr. Noh joined Hyundai Motorsport as President in March 2018 having held influential roles globally within the Hyundai organisation since 1993. His role oversees all areas of our company including WRC, and customer racing activities with R5/TCR, coordinating on a daily basis with Hyundai’s headquarters in Korea.

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Andrea Adamo

Team Principal

Italian Andrea Adamo was appointed to the helm of Hyundai Motorsport GmbH in January 2019, having spent three years establishing the company’s successful Customer Racing department. As Team Principal, Andrea oversees all motorsport activities from the company’s Alzenau factory, including WRC and ongoing development of the i20 R5, i30 N TCR and Veloster N TCR cars for customers around the world.

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Stefan Ph. Henrich

Director of Marketing & PR

Director of Marketing & PR Stefan brings a lot of Hyundai experience to our team, having been spokesperson at Hyundai Motor Europe for 12 years prior to joining our motorsport activities. His deep understanding of how Hyundai does business proved invaluable as Hyundai Motorsport established its award-winning promotional activities with markets around the world.

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Andrew Johns

Customer Racing Operations Leader

Andrew Johns joined our team in December 2015 as one of the first people to join our fledgling Customer Racing department. As Operations Leader, Andrew plays an important role in supporting our customers competing with our R5 and TCR cars and providing them with the tools they need to be successful. In 2019 our customers claimed 18 titles, 129 wins, 305 podiums and 566 stage wins around the world.

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Thomas Villette

PR Manager

PR Manager Thomas is no stranger to leading race and rally communications programs, having worked in multiple motorsport series prior to joining our team. He is responsible for the establishment and day-to-day running of public and media relations for our WRC, WTCR and Customer Racing operations, including digital content creation, liaison with international journalists and Hyundai stakeholders to generate as much positive exposure for our company as possible.

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Key People

Meet the senior members of our company who help to drive our success across WRC and Customer Racing. Follow the links below to their Q&As to discover their areas of expertise, and the vital roles they play in our team.

Ernst Kopp

Deputy General Manager Workshop

With a career background in Formula One, Le Mans 24h and World Rally, Ernst Kopp knows how to run an efficient motorsport workshop. As the heart of our operation, it is an important role with plenty of responsibilities. Ernst joined our team in 2013 and ensures our crews are given the best possible car to compete on the world’s rally stages.

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Sabine Marsollek

Deputy General Manager Marketing

Deputy General Manager Marketing Sabine Marsollek has a wealth of experience, honed from years of working in motorsport and other industries. Marketing plays a key role in how our brand is represented around the world, linked to Hyundai’s high-performance N brand. Sabine joined in 2014, our first season in WRC, and has been at the forefront of our company’s growth .

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Julien Moncet

Powertrain Manager

In January 2019, Julien took full management of the Engine, Transmission and Electronics divisions as they merged into a single entity: Powertrain. Julien co-ordinates the activities of all three departments in in a role that spearheads all WRC and Customer Racing engine development and production programmes at our Alzenau facility. The Frenchman has been part of the Hyundai Motorsport organisation since the very beginning and was originally tasked with getting all the engines ready for our first Rallye Monte-Carlo in 2014.

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Stefano Sangiorgi

Engineering Design Manager

Engineering Design Manager Stefano Sangiorgi is responsible for leading the design of every single Hyundai Motorsport-built car. Collaboration with other departments is a vital element of his work, as they endeavour to create a fast and reliable car for our WRC crew and Customer Racing teams. As he will explain himself, success is all about compromise and working together as a team.

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