Corporate Governance Biography


Young Soo Woo

Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Young Soo Woo was appointed Chief Financial Officer of the Company in May 2020. Prior to joining MagnaChip, in 2020, Mr. Woo served as Chief Executive Officer of CoreeGroup which owns and manages companies engaged in infant care service, pharmaceuticals and related research and technology businesses. Before CoreeGroup, from 2017 to 2019, he served as the Group Chief Financial Officer of Chong Kun Dang Holdings Corporation (“CKDH”), a public company and leading Korean pharmaceutical conglomerate, and also served as its Chief Executive Officer from 2018 to 2019. Before joining CKDH, Mr. Woo served as the General Secretary of the Kochon Foundation, a non-profit organization founded by the founder of CKDH, from 2016 to 2017. In 2015, Mr. Woo served as the acting President of Dong-A One, having been appointed to implement an internal restructuring plan. Prior to that, Mr. Woo served various management positions at technology and manufacturing companies, including as Head of Strategic Planning Office and Deputy Head of Finance Office of KT Corporation and as Chief Strategy Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Hankook Tire. From 1997 to 2003, Mr. Woo worked at Hanaro Telecom, one of the largest broadband Internet access providers in South Korea. Working in strategy and finance departments, he played a key role listing Hanaro Telecom on NASDAQ in 2000. Mr. Woo has an extensive background in financial planning and analysis, cost control, strategy, mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings and risk management. Mr. Woo earned a B.A. degree in Economics from Seoul National University and received his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Economics from Cornell University.