IPG Mediabrands, the global media arm of Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG), has promoted MJ Kim to the position of Managing Director UM Korea.

Formerly EVP Head of Product UM Korea, Kim has 24 year’s industry experience. MJ first joined UM in 2007 as Director of Media Planning, before serving as UM General Manager for 3.5yrs and subsequently transitioning to the role of EVP Head of Product in January 2017.

Kim’s promotion to Managing Director comes with the announcement that Sungwon Gong, Managing Director UM Korea for the past 17 years, will be transitioning to the role of Chairman UM Korea.

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