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Jason Chung

CEO, GroupM

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Jason Chung

CEO, GroupM

Jason Chung joins GroupM as CEO following 17 years in senior positions with online businesses in Korea, including eBay, Travelocity, TripAdvisor and most recently EF Education First. Earier in his career, Chung was a consultant with Accenture in Boston in the US. He holds an MBA from The Whitman School of Management and an MSC in Information Resources Management.

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Donna Kim

General Manager, Mindshare

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Donna Kim

General Manager, Mindshare

Donna’s career in the advertising industry began in 1993 as an account executive in the account planning department in a full service agency. She worked for Diamond Ad, Hyundai’s in-house agency, and also experienced LG Dacom for internet service development in the late 1990s during internet boom in Korea.  

In 2001, Donna joined Diamond Bates and started her career in media and with WPP. She successfully managed media business for global brands in Korea and also has experience in overseas media planning and buying in Diamond Ogilvy. Some of her past clients include NIKE, HSBC, Energizer, Pizza hut, CHANEL and Hyundai motors for overseas media service.  After moving to Group M Korea, she contributed in setting up GroupM and Mindshare Korea as a founding member.
 Since joining Cheil Worldwide, in-house agency for Samsung in Y2012, she contributed in building overseas media business for Samsung Electronics. She also continues to lead the global media service for Hankook tire for 19 markets. Donna was appointed as a Media strategy sector judge in Asian marketing Effectiveness & Strategy awards in 2014 & 2015.

Donna is a psychology major and she volunteered for career counseling to students and her friends. She is also interested in seeing a global phenomena in an oriental culture based on Confucianism.

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Heonjeong Yun

Managing Director, Wavemaker

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Heonjeong Yun

Managing Director, Wavemaker

Experience in communication and media planning, having worked for a wide range of clients. 

She has been working for 18 years in media planning at both global and full-service agencies such as Carat and JWT with some PR experiences at Edelman and Prain. 

During her career, she has successfully managed communications planning for CHANEL, LVMH, PCH, Adidas Group, Philips, Ford, KGC, and Warner Bros among others. 

As leading Wavemaker Korea, management and ensuring that the best in class products and services are delivered.

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Jinny Kim

General Manager, Mediacom

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Jinny Kim

General Manager, Mediacom

Jinny began her career in sales and marketing position after university graduation and then moved to agency in pursuit of advertising expertise.  In 1999 she joined McCann Erickson Korea as an account executive and worked mainly for Johnson & Johnson and Nestle. And also worked for Ogilvy & Mather Korea as a media planner for the account of LVMH.

In April 2004, Jinny moved to client side, Handok-Aventis, as a brand manager and completed her MBA course in marketing. She progressed over the next several years to the position of marketing manager with building up exciting marketing experiences.

In 2012 Jinny moved to Toronto, Canada to have a family/career break, and came back to Korea in January 2014. She decided to join back agency side, since she found her career aspiration in more dynamic and diverse part of the marketing. In April 2014, Jinny joined MediaCom as a planning director for P&G, then take on the role of AOR lead soon.

In January 2016, Jinny’s role extended to General Manager of MediaCom Korea with responsibility for all MediaCom accounts.

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Soonjae Kwon

Head of Trading, GroupM

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Soonjae Kwon

Head of Trading, GroupM

Soonjae has  20 years of experience with Media Buying for wide range of clients like  Chanel, Hermes, LOK, Volvo, JLR, Hyundai Motors, Kia Motors, Hyundai Group, Hyundai Department Store, Tongyang Securities, Lina Insurance, Redbull, Discovery, Eider, Clarins etc.

Soonjae started his career of Media Buying at Diamond Ad  in 1996. And he Joined Alchemedia as a media director in 2006.

Now he is a Head of Trading for GroupM KOREA  and leads to buying and trading  of  Mindshare, Mediacom, MEC, and Maxus from July, 2013.

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Kisoo Lee

CFO, GroupM

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Kisoo Lee

CFO, GroupM

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Seoul

8/F, SB Tower 318, Dosan-daero, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, Korea 135-819

Jason Chung

CEO

jason.chung@groupm.com

+82 2 6200 1580