Dr. Josef D.I. Kim joined SAMYONG as the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman from March 2020. Educated at the Yonsei University in Seoul with a Bachelor of Ceramic Material Engineering degree, Josef has a Diplom-Ing. in Industrial Furnace Construction and Heat Technology and a Dr.-Ing. in Mechanical Engineering from the RWTH Aachen University in Germany.

Josef comes with more than 35 years of experience in power & nuclear energy and automotive industry. Spending over 20 years in the German National Nuclear Lab. in Juelich and in the Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute (KAERI) & Korea Institute of Nuclear Safety (KINS), Josef had worked in Siemens in Germany and was also its Korea representative Director for Nuclear Power Generation (KWU-N). From 2005, Josef was acting as a Senior Advisor and later as the Regional Manager of Korea / CEO and President of TUV SUD Korea & TUV SUD KOCEN as well.

As the Representative of SAMYONG’s management, Josef is committed to the interest of the customer & company and achieving sustainable growth in company value.

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