Siemens appoints HaJoong Chung as President and CEO of Siemens Korea
A leader who has driven growth in major business sectors at Siemens, including energy, mobility, and smart infrastructure for the past 21 years
To lead the business expansion in Korea in addition to the current role as Head of Smart Infrastructure and CEO of Siemens Mobility Ltd., Seoul
HaJoong Chung, President and CEO of Siemens Korea (Siemens Ltd. Seoul·SLS)
SEOUL--(Korea Newswire) October 01, 2021 -- Siemens announced the official appointment of current Vice President HaJoong Chung as President and CEO of Siemens Korea (Siemens Ltd. Seoul·SLS) effective October 1, 2021. As CEO, Mr. HaJoong Chung will lead all businesses at Siemens Korea, while also serving his current role as Head of Smart Infrastructure and CEO of Siemens Mobility Ltd., Seoul.
With extensive knowledge and experience built during various executive roles at Siemens in energy, mobility, and smart infrastructure business areas, Mr. Chung will continue to drive growth and innovation in the company and lead the business expansion.
Over the last 21 years, Mr. Chung has demonstrated excellent leadership skills built based on a wide range of field experience in various business areas both in Korea and at the headquarters in Germany. Mr. Chung joined Siemens Korea as Head of Energy Automation Department in 2000. In 2007, for the first time among Korean employees, he was appointed Asia-Pacific Regional Manager for Energy Automation Business at Siemens AG. In 2009, he returned to Siemens Korea as Head of Power Transmission & Distribution Division at the Energy Sector. In 2012, he headed the Oil & Gas, Power Transmission Divisions, Electrical & Instrumentation Department in the Energy Sector as well as the Low & Medium Voltage, and Smart Grid Divisions in the Infrastructure & Cities Sector. In 2014, he became Head of Energy Management Division and Mobility Division, achieving remarkable business growth. He has served as CEO of Siemens Mobility Ltd., Seoul since 2018 and as Head of Smart Infrastructure at Siemens Korea since 2019, contributing to the reinforcement of the company’s new growth engines.
Mr. HaJoong Chung, President and CEO of Siemens Korea, said, “I feel a great sense of responsibility in leading Siemens Korea, a company which has been able to grow together along with the development of the Korean industry and has maintained a position as a reliable partner in Korea.” adding “As the digital transformation is being accelerated and interest in the new technologies and ESG is being increased more than ever across industries, I will leverage my experience and expertise in the areas of industry, infrastructure, and mobility in order to support the digital innovation and sustainable growth for companies in Korea.”
Mr. Chung obtained an MBA degree from Korea University and completed the Advanced Management Program at Seoul National University. He also completed the Digital Transformation EMBA program at IE Business School in Spain and earned his MBA degree from ESMT (European School of Management and Technology) in Germany.
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