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hynix Appoints a New Chief Marketing Officer

By August 4, 2009 December 7th, 2020 No Comments

Seoul, August 4th, 2009

hynix Semiconductor Inc. (“hynix”) today announced the appointment of Ji Bum Kim(“J.B. Kim”) as a new Chief Marketing Officer (“CMO”). J.B. Kim replaces Dae Su Kim, who has currently resigned.

In his new position, J.B. Kim will be responsible for all Sales and Marketing functions at hynix, covering DRAM, NAND Flash, and CMOS Image Sensors.

J.B. Kim has spent 25 years in the semiconductor industry holding management positions in both engineering and marketing. His most recent position was Senior VP of Technical Marketing and Product Planning at hynix where he has worked since 1999. Prior to this, Kim was VP of Technical Marketing at hynix Semiconductor America, a position he held for 4 years.

Kim started his career at LG Semicon, gaining rich experience in semiconductor memory design, process and device engineering, for a period spanning 16 years. LG Semicon merged with Hyundai Electronics in 1999, resulting in the creation of hynix.

“We are pleased to appoint J.B. Kim as a new CMO. Kim will bring valuable engineering and marketing experience to hynix with his knowledge of the emerging technologies and applications. He will greatly help hynix develop new products, enter new markets and expand our customer base,” said Jong Kap Kim, CEO of hynix.

About hynix Semiconductor Inc.

hynix Semiconductor Inc. (HSI) of Icheon, Korea, is the world’s top tier memory semiconductor supplier offering Dynamic Random Access Memory chips (“DRAMs”) , Flash memory chips (“NAND Flash”) and CMOS Image Sensor (“CIS”) for a wide range of distinguished customers globally. The Company’s shares are traded on the Korea Stock Exchange, and the Global Depository shares are listed on the Luxemburg Stock Exchange. Further information about hynix is available at



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