Executive Management

Young-Joon Kim
Young-Joon (YJ) Kim
Director on the Board of Directors, Member of the Risk Committee and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. YJ Kim became our Chief Executive Officer in May 2015 and has also served as a director on our Board since that time. In February 2023, Mr. Kim held the additional role of Acting Co-General Manager of our Power business to capitalize on the attractive growth opportunities in the Power sector. In February 2020 to February 2023, Mr. Kim assumed the additional role of General Manager of the Display business to capitalize on the attractive growth opportunities in OLED display and other relevant emerging markets. He also served as the acting General Manager of Foundry Services Group from January 2019 until the completion of the sale of the Foundry Services Group and the factory in Cheongju (“Fab 4”) on September 1, 2020. Mr. Kim joined our company in May 2013 and served as our Executive Vice President and General Manager, Display Solutions Division. He was promoted to Interim Chief Executive Officer in May 2014. Prior to joining our company, Mr. Kim held a variety of senior management roles at several global semiconductor firms. His past roles include marketing, engineering, product development and strategic planning, and his product expertise includes microprocessors, network processors, multi-core processors, FLASH, EPROM, analog, mixed-signal, sensors, 3G/4G/5G base stations, workstations and servers. Immediately before joining our company, Mr. Kim served as Vice President, Infrastructure Processor Division, and General Manager of the OCTEON Multi-Core Processor Group of Cavium, Inc., where he worked from 2006 to 2013. Prior to Cavium, Mr. Kim served as Core Team Lead and General Manager of the Tolapai Program at Intel Corporation from 2004 to 2006. In 1998, Mr. Kim co-founded API Networks, a joint venture between Samsung and Compaq, where he served as the head of product management, worldwide sales and business development for Alpha processors. Prior to API Networks, Mr. Kim served as Director of Marketing at Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. from 1996 to 1998. Mr. Kim began his career as a product engineer at Intel Corporation in 1988. Mr. Kim holds B.S. and M. Eng. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University. Our Board has concluded that Mr. YJ Kim is a valuable member of the Board based on his understanding of our company’s products and technology as our Chief Executive Officer and his deep knowledge of the semiconductor industry.
Shinyoung Park
Shinyoung Park
Chief Financial Officer
Ms. Shin Young Park became our Chief Financial Officer in January 2022 and became our Chief Accounting Officer in March 2020. Ms. Park previously served as the Company’s Corporate Controller from November 2018 to February 2020. Prior to that, she served as the SEC Reporting and Accounting Director from April 2015 to October 2018. Before joining the Company in April 2014, from 2005 to March 2014, Ms. Park served in various senior advisory and audit service positions at Deloitte, a public accounting firm. From 2005 to 2009, she worked at Deloitte & Touche in Chicago, Illinois; from 2009 to 2011 and then from 2013 to March 2014, she worked at Deloitte Anjin in Seoul, South Korea; and from 2011 to 2013, she worked at Deloitte in London, U.K. Ms. Park holds a B.A. degree in business administration from Sogang University, Seoul, Korea, and a Master’s degree in hospitality industry studies from New York University.
Theodore Kim
Theodore Kim
Chief Compliance Officer, General Counsel and Secretary
Mr. Theodore (“Ted”) Kim became our Chief Compliance Officer in May 2015 and became our General Counsel and Secretary in November 2013. Mr. Kim previously served as our Senior Vice President from November 2013 to May 2015. Prior to joining Magnachip, Mr. Kim served as Head Lawyer, Global Business Development at Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance from October 2012 to October 2013. Mr. Kim was employed by Gibson Dunn, a law firm, from October 2005 to July 2012, serving most recently as Of Counsel. Prior to that, he served as Foreign Legal Consultant at Kim & Chang, a law firm in Korea, from 2001 to 2005, and prior to that, he worked as an associate attorney at Morrison & Foerster, a law firm, from 1997 to 2001. Mr. Kim holds a B.A. degree in Economics and a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of California, Irvine, and a J.D. degree from University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law.
Seung Hoon Lee
Seung Hoon Lee
Acting Co-General Manager of Power Analog Solutions, Chief of Manufacturing & Operations, and Chief Safety Officer
Mr. Seung Hoon Lee was named Acting Co-General Manager of Power Analog Solutions in May 2024. He has been serving as our Chief of Manufacturing and Operations, Chief Safety Officer and Acting Head of Labor Relations since 2020. Prior to that, Mr. Lee served as Chief of Manufacturing for the factories in Cheongju and Gumi, Korea from 2015 to 2020. He was Chief of Manufacturing for the Gumi factory from 2012 to 2015 and for the Cheongju factory from 2007 to 2012. Mr. Lee holds a B.S. degree in Electronic Engineering from Chosun University.
Woung Moo Lee
Woung Moo Lee
General Manager of Mixed-Signal Solutions
Mr. Woung Moo Lee was named General Manager of Mixed-Signal Solutions in tandem with the Internal Separation. Prior to that, Mr. Lee served as General Manager of Worldwide Sales, to which position he was appointed in February 2020. Prior to that, Mr. Lee served as General Manager of Power Solutions from February 2020 to June 2020 and as General Manager of the Standard Products Group from 2015 to 2020. Prior to that, he served as our Senior Vice President, Korea Sales from 2013 to 2015. Before joining Magnachip, he was one of the founding executives and served as Vice President of Global Strategy and Marketing, Samsung LED Co., Ltd. from 2009 to 2011. In 1984, Mr. Lee began his career as a memory semiconductor design engineer and served as Vice President of Memory Strategy & Marketing Team at Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. until 2009. Mr. Lee received the prestigious “Proud Samsung Employee Award” in 2005 and holds a B.S. degree in Electronic Engineering from Inha University.
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