Handok has appointed Cho Jeong-yol as its new president and CEO.
|New CEO Cho Jeong-yol|
Cho had worked at the multinational pharmaceutical company MSD, cosmetic firms Unilever Korea and Loreal Korea, and online shopping platform K-Auction. She worked as the CEO of SoCar, a car-sharing company, before her appointment at Handok.
Cho graduated and obtained her masters from Ewha Woman’s University, majoring in sociology, Handok said.
“Recently, healthcare business is changing rapidly, which has made collaboration with various fields and new attempts important,” Handok Chairman Kim Young-jin said. “The company believes that Handok will play a major role in becoming a total healthcare company as Cho has accumulated successful experiences in various fields, including pharmaceuticals.”