Mr. Kim is Chairman & CEO of Handok Inc., one of the leading pharmaceutical companies in the Republic of Korea. Mr. Kim also serves on the Board of Directors of Genexine Inc.
Mr. Kim joined Handok Inc. in 1984 and spent two years between 1984 and 1986 working at Hoechst AG in Frankfurt, Germany. Between 1991 and 2005, he served as CEO of Roussel Korea, Hoechst Marion Roussel Korea, and Aventis Pharma Korea, and was also appointed as the Country Manager of Hoechst AG and Aventis in Korea between 1996 and 2005. In 1996, he was appointed as CEO of Handok. Mr. Kim has been serving as President of Handok Jeseok Foundation since 2014. He also has been serving as President of KDG (Korean-German Society) since 2010. Mr. Kim received an M.B.A. at the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University in 1984 and received the award of Distinguished Alumni Fellows from Indiana University. Mr. Kim completed the Advanced Management Program at the Harvard Business School in 1996.