Dr. Hee-Won Yoo is the CEO and President of Bukwang Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd, an R&D-focused Korean pharmaceutical company. Since her inauguration, Bukwang has made successful and outstanding footprints especially for new drug development and bio-venture investment by leveraging her extensive experiences and devotion. Prior to her current CEO post, she was deeply involved in the multi-national development and registration of several new drugs in joint projects with US and Japan based corporations. She has extensive experiences in a Korean bio-venture environment, with roles covering the establishment of bio-venture and development of drug products to commercialization.
Hee-Won received her Ph.D in Medicinal Chemistry from the School of Pharmacy at Ewha Women’s University in Korea. She then carried out her postdoctoral training in Chemistry of Carcinogenesis Laboratory at NIH in the US.
Mr. Sun Ho Kim is a Sr. Managing Director for Manufacturing in Bukwang Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
He has been dedicated to quality control and manufacturing field since he joined Bukwang. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Kim had worked for prestigious pharmaceutical companies in Korea like Yuhan, SK Chemical and Daewong. Now, he has around 30 years experience in pharmaceutical industry. Mr. Kim is a licensed pharmacist.
He graduated from Sungkyunkwan University, majored in Pharmacy.