Sung Kwan (James) Kim
Summary of Professional Experience:
Working for LG Electronics for 18 years
Appliance Product launching project in India (market analysis – 4 P & 3C / developing marketing strategy including advertising and in-store promotion)
Refrigerator launching project under OEM in Japan (working with Hitachi – manufacturer OEM, with Daiei – Retailer OEM)
New Cell Phone launching project in Italy, France , China
Establishing Cell Phone Accessory Business Unit > R & D, Sourcing , Sales & marketing
PSI (Purchase/Sales/Inventory) Accuracy Enhancement project for Wal-Mart (supplying 1 M units of Micro Wave Oven)
LG brand launching project in USA 2000 (brand positioning strategy, channel strategy, exhibition strategy……)
Launching LG product line to Best Buy, Sears
Running import & distribution related to cell phone industry / export to Korea
Consulting small & medium companies for USA business penetration
05/2006 – Present Running MegaAccy Corp as a CEO
Working with Jeollabuk-do Business Agency (South Korea Local Government Business Agency) since 2013
Working with SBC Korea since became official consulting company appointed by SBC Korea in 2012.
The official consultant for Overseas Investment Invitation appointed by Gwangju City Government in 2011
Import & Distribution
04/2004 – 05/2006 General Manager of LG Electronics, Korea (TEAM LEADER)
Responsible for establishing New Business infrastructure including development(R & D) and sales & marketing organization for Cell Phone Accessory business in Global Wise.
Responsible for leading 10 R & D engineers and 10 Sales and marketing people.
Reached $75 M sales in 2 years and generated $25 M gross profit.
08/2003 – 03/2004 General Manager of LG Electronics, Korea (PROJECT LEADER)
Responsible for leading New Cell Phone launching project in Italy and China.
08/1998 – 07/2003 Marketing Director of LG Electronics, USA (FSE)
A member of TFT to launch LG Brand
Developing marketing and Sales Strategy for Appliances product
Selling 1 M units of Microwave Oven to Wal-mart
Developing new business opportunity with Sears
12/1997 – 08/1998 Team Leader of Overseas Export Team for Latin America (LG Electronics, KOREA)
Developing new market and customer through co-working with A member of LG branch office and agent by county.
Leading Export Group
1/1994 – 12/1996 Sales and Marketing manager in LG Electronics, South Africa operation
Developing new market and customer for South Africa and East Africa.(Kenya, Tanzania,….)
11/1987 – 12/1993 Assistant manager for Overseas Export Team in LG Electronics, Korea
Account assistant manager for Japan & USA market New product introduction project with Hitachi
B.A. 1988, SungKyunKwan University Seoul, South Korea
6 Sigma black belt certified by LG