Philips Korea said Monday the company appointed Kim Dong-hee as its new president and CEO.
|New CEO Kim Dong-hee|
Kim, who worked at various global medical device companies such as Edward Lifesciences and Boston Scientific has extensive experience and understanding of the healthcare market.
She possesses global leadership from her 14 years of experience in a wide range of markets in the Asia Pacific region, during which Kim proved her competence in business management, marketing, and management consulting through various duties, it said.
“Korea is an important growth market in the Asia Pacific region, and Philips is looking for a deeper partnership in Korea,” Philips ASEAN Pacific CEO Caroline Clarke said. “Based on her experience and proven track record in the healthcare industry, Kim will accelerate Philips Korea's business growth and strengthen its leadership.”
Kim also showed strong determination in her new position.
“I am delighted to work with Philips Korea, which is engaged in improving people's quality of life through meaningful innovation,” Kim said. “We will make positive changes in the organization and solidify our relationships with consumers and customers through a new perspective.”
The company will also do its best to create business opportunities that will become the cornerstone of its growth, she added.
Kim will also head Philip’s Health Systems business division.