Consultants

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Harry Han

Partner

Harry is a human resources expert who has more than 30 years of hands-on experience. He spent over 10 years working as a HR executive at Bayer Korea and Glaxo Wellcom before becoming the president of Amrop International Korea.

In 1998, he founded the executive search firm, Solution Incorporated. In the same year, he also formed a successful partnership with a global talent management company, Stanton Chase International. In addition to Solution Inc., he also established an online recruiting company, Career Match as a joint venture with Talenxworks Inc. in Canada. Harry introduced his know-how and advanced techniques gained from experience for global talent management companies, to the Korean market. He leveraged such expertise to successfully recruit exceptional talent for C-level executive positions for global companies in Korea and large domestic companies.

Currently, he is actively working as an interviewer for high-ranking government officials. As someone who started out by working in human resources for companies to founding his own business as a CEO, Harry has a proven record of success with managing both people and business. He is specialized in C-level search, General management, Bio & Healthcare, Career consulting, and coaching."

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Hakan Borin

Partner

Mr. Hakan Borin is a Swedish national with a long working career in RoK. He has a unique cross industry experience from establishing, business development and managing of foreign entities here. For the last 20 years he has been leading global companies’ subsidiaries here for ABB, Alstom, Pilz GmbH and Saab AB. Additionally, he has supported Swedish SMEs to be introduced successfully as an investor and managing partner.

His industry sector exposure covers power generation, automotive, shipbuilding, industrial automation, transmission, and distribution of electric power, environmental, packaging of heavy goods and defense industry here. His experience ranges from mega deals with Government entities to building distribution network for industrial components, so a wide insight in business conduct here. Arriving to Korea as a young engineer he has lived with the growth of the industrial powerhouse Korea has become, and naturally developed strong admiration for the country.

With his long experience as above and his expertise in Human Resources, managing cross cultural issues, he is a valuable asset in support finding the right talents for our clients.

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JiWon Kang

Partner

Jiwon has been with Solution since 2006 and built up over 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical, consumer, financial service, Media and Portal related industries at companies such as Ilsung Pharmaceuticals, Reuters as well numerous other multinational organizations. After many years of industrial service, she decided to move into the consulting business introducing talented professionals to companies. She has a real interest in discovering and promoting individual talents, matching their characteristics to the company’s business needs and culture. This skill combined with an outstanding record of success in helping global and Korean companies find/recruit the very best CEOs and Executives in many different positions including Marketing, Sales, Clinical Heads, Tech Heads has enabled Jiwon to become a very important partner in Solution. She has a deep understanding of Korean and global business culture as well an excellent command of the English language with high level speaking skills. Jiwon holds a (degree) in English Literature and Language in Catholic University in Korea.

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Michelle Choi

Partner

Michelle was an IT expert who has spent the last 25 years working for large conglomerates both in Korea and abroad, including LG Electronics, IBM, and Cisco. Upon obtaining her master’s degree in Computer Engineering from Kyungpook National University, Michelle led a technical support team at IBM and a service sales team for strategic accounts at Cisco by leveraging her background in engineering. Notably, her strengths lie in accurately analyzing her clients’ business needs and bringing them exceptional results. Her expertise in this area comes from the abundant experience she has working with numerous clients over the years.

Utilizing her extensive experience and exemplary track record of success, Michelle has joined Solution, an executive search firm. At Solution, she specializes in IT, pharmaceutical and healthcare industry, legal, and the industrial goods sector. She works with various clients in these industries, but especially has had success with bringing outstanding talent for C-level executives.

Michelle is truly an irreplaceable and valued partner at Solution, with her ability to identify and recruit the right talent that help companies grow, while also helping individuals develop their career and reach their full potential.

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HoonKyu Lee

Partner

For the past 35 years, HoonKyu has worked at multiple companies such as SK Group (general trading company), Tongyang Securities, Boryung Pharmaceutical Group (pharmaceutical, healthcare, IT, consumer goods), and Sejung Group (fashion), working as a CEO for 8 years at the last three companies.

Having various industry experiences, he is highly capable of recommending talents to companies, considering the volatile business environment with his insight in organizational management.

While working with several group owners for approximately 20 years and carrying out pivotal tasks such as succession plans, M&A, human resources, management/finance/IT strategy, new business entry plans, innovative management, and etc., he has a strong network of highly capable individuals that he can connect and provide for companies.

Specifically, when investing in M&A and PEF, he has expertise in recommending CEOs, CFOs, and Key executives.

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MinKyu Park

Partner

Minkyu Park Partner Consultant has successfully served as an executive in charge of talent development and human resources for 28 years in Korean and multinational companies across the Asia-Pacific region, including 16 years of overseas work. The extensive experiences in both domestic and international fields form a strong foundation for understanding organizations' recruitment needs and effectively identifying high-quality talents, thereby supporting the long term growth of both firms and the talents.

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Jason Lee

Ph.D

Dr.Lee (PhD, HR & Organizational Behavior) has been at the HR Leadership role for over 20 years in Healthcare, IT and Consumer Industries. He also specializes in the field of organization management and theory by carrying out professional consulting for high performing organization. As HR leader and professional consultant for organization, he has a broad understanding of the jobs in the enterprise and the structural dynamics of people and organization. Dr.Lee also has diverse human networks through various industry experiences. As a professional consultant, Dr.Lee will meet both the recruitment of the best talent required by the company and the career success candidate expects.

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YongSuk Lee

Senior Consultant

Prior to joining solution, YS Lee has worked as a Senior Human Resources Director in various multinational companies such as ICI Korea, Dongsung NSC, National Starch and Henkel Group. He has broad and intensive HR experiences in foreign companies implementing HR strategy, M&A, HRM and Organizational Development. His interpersonal and communication skills added his value to the organization. Over the past 10 years, he has been providing lecture for HR Manager regarding Human Resources Management. interviewer at government agencies and outplacement consulting services for Executive levels. He was appointed Chairman of HanKook HR Leaders Club in 2001, a Sr HR Mgr's Committee of multinational companies in Korea and 1st Chairman of K&C HR Academy, a local and multinational HR professionals Committee over 500 members. He acquired certificate of Corporate Business Coach from the World Association of Business Coaches.

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Jeffrey Seo

Senior Consultant

For over 30 years, he has experience in sales, marketing, organization consulting, strategic planning, business management, and overall management activities to increase corporate value at leading domestic food companies such as Nongshim, Woongjin Foods, Cheonil Foods, and Sungkyung Foods. In particular, it has excellent performance and expertise in M&A of PEF governance and normalization of affiliate operations. Operation and management capabilities for all categories (room temperature, refrigeration, and freezing) of domestic food companies are his own differentiated areas. Based on the personal successful development experience gained from years of work life, Jeffrey is also doing an excellent job as a mentor for colleagues and juniors about their realistic difficulties in work life and the direction of success. His network of quantitative and qualitative personal connections not only creates social value through the social circulation of talent, but also has expertise in proposing talents with capabilities and personality that meet the needs of clients.

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JinSil Bae

Senior Consultant

Jin-sil Bae has over 30 years of extensive hands on experience as a head of Human Resources in top global companies and as a competency evaluation committee member for selecting executives at top domestic companies. In addition, he provides Human resources management consulting to domestic STARTUP, high level small and medium-sized companies, and global foreign companies doing business in Korea. Jin-sil has been in charge of human resources and personnel management at top global companies for more than 30 years, starting with Motorola, Raychem, NCR and American Express Card, followed by Nike Sports, global pharmaceutical company BMS Korea (Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharmaceutical Korea). He served as the Chairman of the HR Leaders Club (a meeting of HR executives of foreign companies) and as the Chairman of the HR Network Meeting (HRNM).

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Eddie Ahn

Senior Consultant

He has more than 25 years of extensive HR experience as a senior HR executive both in Roche Korea, multinational pharmaceutical company and Chong Kun Dang & other local pharmaceutical companies.

Eddie is fully ready to dedicate himself to the Client and the Candidates for their long term “win-win success"" based on his practical hands on HR experience.

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Jennifer Lee

Senior Consultant

Jennifer is highly experienced in Hiring, Recruiting, Headhunting in Korea, Mature Business Consultant based on the working experiences in the worldwide leading companies like Oracle, Cisco, Novell and Avaya with the high satisfaction from the hiring managers and the clients by trust and sincereness without exaggeration. Also experienced in hiring of all business units of Sales, Marketing, Operations, HR, Finance and Legal as well as in all level of hiring from CEO, President, middle level managers and Administrator/Secretary with the good understanding of new technology and skills. Advanced level of English communication is also her strength.

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Kyunghee Yoo

Senior Consultant

Kyunghee has more than 20 years of hands-on experience for multinational companies and executive search firms.

She is specialized in FMCG, PE and Management consulting.

She is highly recommended by her clients and candidates due to her commitment and compliance-driven personality as well as her market knowledge and know-how. Besides, she possesses a strong business network in Korea.

She is a solution-driven professional who always thinks “outside of the box”.

Before joining Solution, Kyunghee has demonstrated excellent and team-oriented performance with proven strong track records from Ericsson, Philip Morris, Cutco and global executive search firms. She has high successful rate of recruiting executive and upper middle level positions since 2004.

Kyunghee holds a Master Degree from Ewha Women University and a BA from Catholic University in Korea.

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Dongkwan Kim

Senior Consultant

Dongkwan(DK) was a sales expert who has spent the last 24 years working in Semiconductor and FPD (Flat Panel Display) industry, mainly serving Korea & Overseas customers, including SK hynix, Samsung, LG Display, BOE and CSOT. Upon obtaining his Bachelor’s degree from Kunkuk University, he led a sales team at several companies including KC Tech, AP Systems, Air Liquide China and achieved outstanding performance in each company. His expertise in this area comes from abundant experience and he has worked with numerous clients over the years.

Utilizing his extensive experience and exemplary track record of success, DK has joined Solution, an executive search firm. At Solution, DK specializes in Semiconductor, Flat Panel Display, and Electric industries. DK is a valued partner at Solution, with his ability to identify and recruit the right talent that help companies grow, while also helping individuals develop their career and reach their full potential.

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HyeJun Yun

Senior Consultant

Ms. Hye-Jun Yun has accumulated approximately 27 years of professional experience in various industries such as service, consumer goods, and healthcare, working in multinational corporations in the roles related to personnel organization management, executive leadership in Human Resources, and as an HR Business Partner. Through extensive global work experiences, she possesses a deep understanding of diversity, particularly demonstrating outstanding achievements in employee leadership, skills/competencies development, business coaching, and the successful discovery and development of key talents throughout her career.

Based on these diverse practical experiences in the field of Human Resources, Ms. Yun is poised to recommend suitable and exceptional talents sought by companies. She is committed to continually providing assistance in the ongoing development of outstanding talents, contributing to the growth and advancement of business.

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EunRa Yoon

Senior Consultant

Eunra Yoon has been highly specialized in various industries such as leading domestic manufacturing companies, mid-sized companies, overseas consumer goods companies, luxury brands, and medical devices for more than 20years. Starting as a researcher, she has research experience and understanding in various positions and has good communication skills with clients as a senior consultant.

Based on a high understanding of each position and many success stories, she has experience in handling all processes from research related to recruitment and communication with clients. In addition to HR, finance, marketing, and strategic planning, she has success stories in professional positions such as lawyers, patent attorneys, labor attorneys, and English interpreter.

In particular, she has succeeded in hiring over 70 candidates for one of the major manufacturing companies in just 6 years and maintained a good relationship to most of her clients have been working with her consistently for more than five years.

She wants to be a career partner providing win-win solution for both clients and candidates.

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DaeHee Kim

Senior Consultant

Daehee has been working at Solution Inc. since 2014 and is vastly experienced Sr Consultant. He began his career at multinational AstraZeneca (position), before moving on to work for government Ministry of foreign Affairs (position) and Korea Army reserve as a captain.

He serves as a Life Time HR partner for candidates seeking new challenges and other opportunities, and as a Professional HR partner for companies that need high-quality talent for the company's long-term growth and development. He has had a long record of success in placing directors and executives within the Marketing, Sales, Clinical and Tech position for both the domestic and global companies. He has a thorough understanding of Korean and Global business culture and his area of expertise is in the Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Animal health and FMCG sectors

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Junho Bae

Senior Consultant

Possessing over about 15 years of global customers’ experiences in Customer Engineering Support and R&D in global No.1. company in optical storage fields, Hitachi-LG Data Storage.He has a global relationship with executives and talent individuals those who are working in IT industry.He had worked for Hitachi-LG Data Storage as CES ( Customer Engineering Support ) Team manager and an F/W engineer of LG Electronics Inc.

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HyenJong Beak

Senior Consultant

Senior Consultant HyenJong Beak has excellent talent recommendation skills based on her rich experience with clients, starting her career in a construction company and successfully performing sales work for insurance companies for many years. Based on her experience in discovering and recommending high-level talent in the IT, Legal, and Life Science fields of global companies, she will recommend the right excellent talent that companies require and continuously provide assistance in developing excellent talent, contributing to business growth and development.

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GaHye Shin

Senior Consultant

GaHye is a Senior Consultant in our Seoul office who has 15 years of experience in executive search consulting in Korea.   She specializes in the Medical Devices, IVD, Pharmaceuticals, Life Sciences industries for global as well as local healthcare companies. GaHye has successfully executed projects in various positions from County Heads to CFOs and C-suite in many leading healthcare companies.   Prior to joining EMA Partners International, she began her career as a Senior Consultant at Careercare and following that worked as Project Manager at KIS Consulting.

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Heekyoung Lee

Senior Consultant

Heekyoung Lee has worked in multinational companies such as ABB, ALSTOM and GSK Korea, holding multiple positions such as an Executive Administrative Assistant to a foreign Country Manager, Interpreter, and Medical Representative. While working closely with the executive management team, she has achieved a great deal of understanding of organization and people management. Her communication skills and vast interest across industries also enabled her to work successfully as a Global Reporter in YTN Singapore. With her knowledge, proactive communication skills, and meticulous research, Heekyoung will be a valued partner both to client and candidate in recruiting the ‘Right People for Right Positions’.

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Seongju Jo

Senior Consultant

Solution Manager Seong-ju Jo has worked as a production/manufacturing engineer at LG Display, Samsung Medison, and Hansol Technics for the past 16 years, accumulating a variety of experiences toward business growth. As a researcher, I provide the best solutions for candidates and clients and identify their needs. He is a partner with sincerity from our customers. Based on our understanding of our customers in the manufacturing industry, developing a solid network as a trustworthy business partner.

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Elley Jun

Senior Researcher Consultant

I'm a senior consultant at Solution and EMA Partners Korea. The area of specialization includes luxury retail/consumer, finance and other emerging technology sectors included in Industry 4.0. The search capability spans mid level to C-suite for multinational and Korean conglomerates.

Prior to LBG, I worked in IT, consumer and consulting companies for over 10 years as a brand manager and business analyst respectively. I had an MBA from Frankfurt School of Finance and Management located in Frankfurt am Main, Germany and is fluent in both Korean and English.