SK Telecom appoints new chief

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SK Telecom CEO Park Jung-hoSK Telecom has appointed Park Jung-ho (pictured), CEO of SK Holdings C&C, as its new president and chief executive officer, while the current CEO Jang Dong-hyun will take over Park’s role at SK Holdings.

Park joined Sunkyong Group, which is now SK Holdings, in 1989 and has served in various key positions within the SK Group.

From 2009 to 2013, he served as head of the business development division of SK Telecom and later also played an integral role in SK Telecom’s acquisition of Hynix (later named as SK Hynix).

Park took the CEO position at SK Holdings C&C in January last year. Known for his global experience, innovative leadership and keen insight, Park has successfully transformed the business structure of SK Holdings C&C, while expanding the company’s presence in the global market.

“As the new CEO of SK Telecom, Park is determined to achieve growth and innovation through a new level of ICT convergence by combining mobile telecommunications, the Internet of Things, media, platform and semiconductor,” SK Telecom said in a statement.

“He will focus on developing a new growth engine by accelerating SK Telecom’s transformation into a strong ICT platform player, while contributing to the build-up of an enriched ICT ecosystem.”

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