Seoul, Korea Tuesday, January 13, 2015 After seven years, Mr. Kwang-Tae Kim is retiring from SACHEM as of December 31,2014. He joined SACHEM in January 2007 as Representative Director of SACHEM, Inc., Korea. Since then, he has fully contributed to SACHEM’s growth and success.
Mr. Jin Su Joung (James) has joined SACHEM as the Representative Director for SACHEM, Inc. Korea effective January 1, 2015. James has 16 years in commercial and technical management. He spent seven years with Huntsman Korea (Advanced Materials Division) as country manager and achieved remarkable success by tripling gross profit. Previously, he was the Performance and Production Manager with DaeDuck GDS, one of the oldest and largest printed circuit board manufacturers in Korea. From 1998 to 2001, Mr. Joung was the Technical Process Engineer in wet chemical process for SimmTech Co., a global company which develops and sells PCB’s for semiconductors and communication devices in South Korea and internationally.
James graduated from Chungbuk National University in 1999 with a major in Industrial Chemical Engineering. He is fluent in Japanese and English. Representative Director Joung will be responsible for managing sales, identifying new customers and developing news markets in Korea. He will report directly to Tomitaka Ito, President, SACHEM Asia.
“I am so happy to start a new page in my life here at SACHEM and looking forward to the future,” said Jin Su Joung.
James’ extensive experience, market savvy and managerial acumen will lend itself to the continued success of SACHEM in Korea and globally.