Mr. Yang In Jip is the President of Hite-Jinro Co. Ltd. He is also Chairman of the Korean Business Association in Japan, and a member of the Advisory Council at the Korean Embassy in Japan.
Previously, his career highlights include serving as President and CEO of Jinro Inc. and President and CEO of Ssangyong Fire & Marine Insurance Co., Ltd. He also served as the Chief Representative of the U.S. State of Washington in Korea.
Mr. Yang was awarded the Industrial Service Medal from the Republic of Korea in 2010. He received the 2008 International Management Leadership Medal from the Korea International Trade Association. In 2006 he was awarded the Proud CEO of Korea Award by the Economic Review.
He graduated from Hankuk University of Foreign Studies in Seoul. He later received an MBA from the IBEAR program of the USC Marshall School of Business. He is currently a Ph.D. candidate at Waseda University’s Graduate School of Commerce in Tokyo.