(West Point, GA.) July 10, 2014–Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, Inc. (KMMG) has provided $25,000 to the Troup County Board of Tax Assessors as part of the plant’s $400,000 overall commitment to the board. The funds will be used for additional manpower at the board’s discretion.
“We are happy to be able to provide this funding and hope that the increased manpower will be a big benefit to the Board of Tax Assessors,” said Randy Jackson, KMMG’s senior vice president of human resources and administration.
Wayne Bartley, chairman of the Troup County Board of Tax Assessors, thanked KMMG for the plant’s ongoing commitment to the board.
“These additional funds will help make sure that the citizens of Troup County can continue to have confidence in property valuations,” he said.
Photo Caption: Pictured from left: Dan Smith, Wayne Bartley, Dana Eaton and Vivian White of the Troup County Board of Tax Assessors with Randy Jackson, KMMG’s senior vice president of human resources and administration.
Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, Inc. (KMMG) is the first manufacturing site in North America for Kia Motors Corporation based in Seoul, Korea. With an annual capacity of 360,000 units, KMMG is located on 2,200 acres in West Point, Georgia, and began mass production on Nov. 16, 2009. KMMG is home to the Sorento CUV and the Optima mid-size sedan, two of the brand’s top selling models in the U.S.