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Ex-Public Official Yoon Sock-Joong Appointed As ICCK's New Secretary General
Mr. Yoon Sock-Joong Inaugurated As ICCK's New Secretary General

Mr. Yoon Sock-Joong has been appointed effective Feb. 1, 2016 as secretary general of Indian Chamber of Commerce in Korea (ICCK).

Yoon has previously served as minister for Public Affairs at the Korean Embassy in the United States and the secretary to the President for Overseas Communications at the Blue House in Korea.

Yoon's previous posts as public official include secretary to the President for Overseas Communications, Office of the President, consul of Korean Consulate in LA, USA, and assistant secretary to the President for Foreign Media, Office of the President of Republic of Korea.

Prior to this public service, Yoon was a researcher at Judicial Policy Research Center of South Korea's Supreme Court.

Mr. Yoon succeeds Mr. Kookhyun (Edward) Chang who stepped down from the role effective Jan. 31, 2016. Chang was the founding secretary general of ICCK and has served ICCK since 2010 under three successive Indian ambassadors to ROK as well as three successive Chairmen in the last six years. Chang will continue to serve ICCK in the capacity as Senior Advisor till further notice.

Commenting on his appointment, Yoon said:
“It is an honor to become Secretary General of this chamber and I look forward to Indian Chamber of Commerce in Korea continuing to contribute for the next phase of business development between India and Korea.”

Dilip Sundaram, Chairman, commented:
“Mr. Sockjoong Yoon is a person of great stature and eminence. Indian Chamber of Commerce in Korea is honored to have him as Secretary General. He brings to ICCK vast experience in diplomacy and public relations. We look forward to his leadership in making ICCK a key partner to Korean and Indian businesses with interest in each other's countries. We extend out very warm welcome to him and wish him great success in this new enterprise.”

H.E. Vikram Doraiswami, ambassador of India to ROK, commented:
“I am delighted to welcome Mr. Yoon as the Secretary-General of ICCK. His experience, maturity and energy are important assets that Indian business will rely upon, and my colleagues and I look forward to working closely with him to raise the India-Korea trade and economic relationship to new heights.”



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