Ulsan, Korea – April 23, 2013 – Songwon Industrial Group (www.songwon.com) has appointed Jungdu Kim as their new Technical Service Manager for the North East Asia region (NEA). Effective since April 1, 2013 Jungdu will be responsible for driving technical sales and identifying growth opportunities through providing technical direction and service to customers across Songwon’s extensive product portfolio. Jungdu will also provide support to the commercial organization in implementing value propositions and new product introductions. In this role he will report to Thomas Schmutz, Songwon’s Director of Global Technical Service as well as KY Lee, the NEA Director of Sales.
Thomas Schmutz said: “This region is at the heart of Songwon, it is where we started our important journey to become the second largest supplier of polymer stabilizers globally. Our customers in this region have both knowledge and experience of working with us and their expectations are of the highest level. Jungdu is taking on an extremely challenging and demanding role, however we are confident that his commitment to delivering excellence in combination with a broad background in Songwon will carry us forward in becoming the supplier of choice through delivering better quality, better service and better value.”
KY Lee continued: “The potential for growth in this region is exceptional and our goal is to continue to provide a level of service to our continuously expanding customer base, which is second to none. Jungdu will be charged with understanding our customers’ needs and their product end-use markets which rely on polymer additives to meet performance demands.”
Jungdu Kim holds a Masters Degree in Chemical Engineering from Bukyoung University in Korea. He joined the Songwon R&D team in 2006 working on metal catalysts and organic synthesis related to antioxidants. Since 2008 Jungdu has played a key role in Songwon’s Global Application Community (GAC).
About Songwon Industrial Co., Ltd.
Songwon Industrial Co., Ltd. is a leading producer and seller of Songnox® Antioxidants, Songnox® One Pack Systems, Sabostab® Hindered Amine Light Stabilizers, Songsorb® Ultraviolet Light Absorbers, Songstab™ Acid Scavengers, Songstab™ PVC Stabilizers, Songcat™ Tin Intermediates, Songcizer™ Plasticizers for the plastics industry, as well as lubricants, surface coating agents, polyurethane, alkyl phenols, biphenol, flocculants and other chemicals. The Songwon Group of Companies includes Songwon Industrial Co., Ltd., Songwon Holdings AG, Songwon International AG, Songwon International – Japan K.K., Songwon China Ltd., Songwon Industrial Co. Ltd. Representative Office Bahrain, Songwon Additive Technologies AG, Songwon Additive Technologies-Americas Inc., Songwon ATG GmbH, Songwon International – Americas Inc., Songwon International – India Pvt. Ltd., Songwon Trading Co. Ltd, Songwon Chemicals Co. Ltd. and Songwon Baifu Chemicals (Tangshan) Co., Ltd.
Songnox and Songsorb are registered trade marks of Songwon Industrial Co., Ltd.
Songcat, Songcizer and Songstab are trade marks of Songwon Industrial Co., Ltd.
Sabostab is a registered trade mark of Sabo S.p.A.