MANAGEMENT

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Sungin Chung

Managing Partner/CEO

Sungin Chung is a Managing Partner and CEO of Premier Partners. Mr. Chung founded Premier Partners to build a leading private equity firm leveraging his long experience in the industry. Prior to founding Premier Partners, he was a CEO of InterVest and worked as CIO for Hyundai Venture Investment. He began his career in 1981 as a venture capitalist at KTB Network. He earned his B.A. in Economics from Seoul National University and MBA from Sogang University.

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Jay Song

Managing Partner/CEO

Jay Song is a Managing Partner and CEO of Premier Partners. Prior to founding Premier Partners, Mr. Song worked at InterVest, Hyundai Venture Investment and Samsung Electronics. Jay has a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the Hanyang University. He also completed Advanced Management Program at KAIST Graduate School of Business.

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Bob Shin

Partner/Managing Director

Bob Shin is a Managing Director of Premier Partners. Mr. Shin has been an investor and an entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience in healthcare industry. Prior to joining Premier Partners, he was a Korea country head of US healthcare investment funds, Palo Alto Investors and Burrill & Company. He holds his B.A. and M.S. in Biotechnology from Yonsei University and MBA from Colorado State University.

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Seong Kim

Partner/Managing Director

Seong Kim is a Partner of Premier Partners and is leading the Private Equity Division. He has led growth equity and buyout transactions in diverse industries. Prior to joining Premier Partners, he worked at STIC Investments, WTVC and Hyundai Motors. He obtained his B.S. and M.S. from Seoul National University, majoring in Aerospace Engineering and earned his MBA from the University of Oxford.

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Yongkee Lim

CFO

Yongkee Lim is a Managing Director and CFO of Premier Partners. Prior to joining Premier Partners, Mr. Lim served as CEO, CFO of CDNeworks and worked for Hyundai Venture Investment. He earned his Bachelor of Business Administration from Sogang University.

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Joonyoun Cho

Partner/Managing Director

Joonyoun Cho is a Partner of Premier Partners. Prior to joining Premier Partners, Mr Cho worked at SK Telecom and Arthur Andersen. He received a Bachelor of Business Administration from Yonsei University and an M.S. in Management Science & Engineering at Stanford University.

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Donghoon Lee

Partner/Managing Director

Donghoon Lee is a Partner of Premier Partners. He has invested in software, consumer and e-commerce industries. Prior to joining Premier Partners, he worked as an investment professional at STIC Investments. He also worked for Solid Technologies and Samsung Electro-mechanics as an engineer. He earned his B.S. and M.S. from Korea University, majoring in Physics.

INVESTMENT PROFESSIONAL

PE Division

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Donghoon Jeon

Director

Donghoon Jeon is a Principal of Premier Partners. Prior to joining Premier Partners, he worked at Stax and Samil PwC. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Yonsei University and an MBA from Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. He is also a CPA and a CFA charterholder.

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Hosung Ahn

Principal

Hosung Ahn is a Principal of Premier Partners. Prior to joining Premier Partners, Mr. Ahn worked at the Boston Consulting Group. Mr. Ahn received a Bachelor of Business Administration from Seoul National University, and an MBA from University of Michigan.

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Minbeom Kim

Principal

Minbeom Kim is a Principal of Premier Partners. Prior to joining Premier Partners, Mr. Kim worked at the Investment Division of Simone Investment, Kingsley Capital Partners in London and IB Division of Yuanta Securities. He received a B.A. in Industrial Engineering from Korea University and an MBA from London Business School.

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Hyeonhwan Jang

Principal

Hyeonhwan Jang is a Principal of Premier Partners. Mr.Jang was certified as a CPA in 2016. Prior to joining Premier Partners, he worked for Deloitte Anjin Korea. At Deloitte from 2016 to 2018, he audited various companies and advised corporations and investors in many M&A projects. He earned his Bachelor of Business Administration from Sogang University.

VC Division

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David Oh

Director

David Oh is a Principal of Premier Partners. Prior to Premier Partners, he joined Hyundai Venture Investment where he worked hands-on with a range of consumer, automotive and healthcare companies. David started his career at Hyundai Motors after completing his military duty as a Marine Corps officer. He has a Bachelor of Business Administration from Yonsei University and an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management.

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Hayoung Yun

Director

Hayoung Yun is a Principal of Premier Partners. Prior to joining Premier Partners, Mr. Yun worked at the S/W research lab of IBM and strategy planning division of Samsung Medison. He received a B.S. in Electrical & Electronic Engineering and an M.S. in BioMedical Engineering from Yonsei University.

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Seungmin Roh

Principal

Seungmin Roh is a Principal of Premier Partners. Prior to joining Premier Partners, Mr. Roh worked as an attorney-at-law at Hwang Mok Park, P.C.(Law Firm: Chungjeong) specializing in finance and M&A. He received a B.A. in Economics and a J.D. from Seoul National University and passed the Korean bar exam in 2013.

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Daniel Kim

Principal

Daniel Kim is a Principal of Premier Partners. Prior to joining Premier Partners, Mr. Kim worked at the Strategy Division of Doosan Heavy Industry and Investment Division of Solborn investment. He earned a B.A. in Industrial Engineering from Yonsei University.

BIO Division

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Steve Moon

Managing Director

Steve Moon, Ph.D. is a Managing Director of Premier Partners. Prior to joining Premier Partners, Dr. Moon worked as a researcher at Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology, invested in life-science and IT startups at Hyundai Venture Investment. He received an M.S. in Electrical Engineering and a Ph.D in Macromolecular Science and Engineering from University of Michigan, and an MBA from University of Cambridge.

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Edward Cho

Director

Edward Cho is a Principal of Premier Partners. Prior to joining Premier Partners, Mr. Cho worked at Hanmi Pharmaceuticals, where he spearheaded Business Development and Alliance Managment initiatives for the company’s innovative programs. He holds a B.S. in Biological Science from Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, an M.S. in Biological Science from Seoul National University, and an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management.