About

Genexine is a clinical stage biotechnology company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative immunotherapeutics and next generation novel long-acting biologics. Our goal is to bring to patients medicines that will transform their lives.

Management

Young Chul Sung
Ph.D.
Chairman,
Chief Technology Officer
You Suk Suh
Ph.D.
Representative Director, R&D
Jae Chan Park
Ph.D.
Executive Vice President,
QA / Alliance Management
Kyu don Kim
Ph.D.
Executive Vice President, COO
Hyi Jeong Ji
Ph.D.
Executive Vice President,
Head of Bio Research Institute
Jung won Woo
Ph.D.
Senior Vice President,
Head of Clinical Division
Yong Min Won
MBA
Senior Vice President, CFO
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  • Young Chul Sung, Ph.D.
    Chairman, Chief Technology Officer
    Young Chul Sung is the founder and former CEO of Genexine. He currently serves as Chief Technology Officer of Genexine. He is also a professor at POSTECH Department of Life Sciences and founder of POSTECH- Catholic Bio Medical Institute. Dr. Sung is an expert immunologist and has published over one hundred scientific articles. He has served on editorial boards of many biological organizations and has earned numerous awards including the most recently the Scientists of the Year 2014 from Korea Science Journalist Association. Dr. Sung received his B.S. from Yonsei University, Ph.D degree from University of Minnesota and postdoctoral training at Harvard University.
  • You Suk Suh, Ph.D.
    Representative Director, R&D
    You Suk Suh has served as Representative Director and Head of R&D since August 2015. Dr. Suh joined Genexine in 2006 and held multiple leadership positions over the years in Genexine, including Head of Bio Efficacy Center before taking his current position. Dr. Suh received his Ph.D. degree from POSTECH (Korea) and postdoctoral training at Deutches Primatenzentrum GmbH (Germany). He worked as research follow at Alexander-von-Humboldt foundation prior to joining Genexine.
  • Jae Chan Park, Ph.D.
    Executive Vice President, QA / Alliance Management
    Jae Chan Park is in charge of Alliance Operation and joined Genexine in January 2015. Prior to joining Genexine, Dr. Park was at Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology (SAIT) in Samsung Electronics for 17 years and held the position of Senior Vice President and Managing Director of Bio R&D Center before his departure from Samsung. Prior to that, he served as Director at Hanhyo Institute of Technology and Senior Research Investigator at G.D. Searle (then Monsanto Pharma). Dr. Park earned his B.S. and M.S. in Chemistry from Seoul National University, Ph.D. from Princeton University and postdoctoral fellowship at Indiana University.
  • Kyu Don Kim,Ph.D.
    Executive Vice President, COO
    Kyudon Kim joined Genexine in December 2015 as Excutive Vice President and he is in charge of Business. Prior to joining Genexine, Dr Kim was at Bio Business Team of New Business Division in Samsung Electronics and held the position of Senior Vice President . Prior to that, he served as Head of Product Development Division in LG Life Sciences Ltd. Dr Kim received his B.S and M.S in Biochemistry from Yonsei University, MBA degree from Sogang University and Ph.D. in Chemistry from University of Northern Illinois.
  • Hyi Jeong Ji, Ph.D.
    Executive Vice President, Head of Bio Research Institute
    Hyi-Jeong Ji is Executive Vice President and Head of Bio Research Institute and joined Genexine in January 2018. Prior to joining Genexine, Dr. Ji held Senior Vice President position of Corporate Development at GreenGross Corp. Prior to that, she served as Vice President of Product Development Division in LG Life Sciences Ltd leading hGH Development project. Dr. Ji received B.S and M.S in Biochemistry from Yonsei University, Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Purdue University, and MBA degree from LG MBA.
  • Jungwon Woo, Ph.D.
    Senior Vice President, Head of Clinical Division
    Jungwon Woo is in charge of Clinical Planning and joined Genexine in 2013. Previously, Dr. Woo was Senior Researcher at Samsung Bio Research Institute and later at Convergent Research Consortium for Immunologic Disease in Seoul St Mary’s Hospital. Dr. Woo received her B.S. and M.S. in Pharmacy from Seoul National University and Ph.D. in Microbiology from Cornell University. She did her postdoctoral fellowship at Harvard Medical School.
  • Yong Min Won, MBA
    Senior Vice President, CFO
    Yong Min Won joined Genexine in April 2017 as Chief Financial Officer, and he is in charge of Finance and IR/PR. Prior to joining Genexine, Mr. Won served as Executive Director at Handok Inc. for five years. Prior to that, he was Head of International Business in Hana Daetoo Securities and have more than 17 years’ experience in financial industry. Mr. Won received his B.A in Business Administration from Korea University and MBA degree from Cornell University.

Board of Directors

Young Chul Sung, Ph.D.
Founder & Chief Technology Officer,Genexine
and Chairman of the Board of Directors
You Suk Suh, Ph.D.
Representative Director, Head of DNA
Research Institute
Hyi Jeong Ji, Ph.D.
Executive Vice President, Head of Bio
Research Institute
Young-Jin Kim
Chairman & CEO, Handok
Mi-Chung Ahn, Ph.D.
Managing Partner, Eruum Patent Law Firm
Sung Ki Baik, Ph.D.
Director, Korea-Asean Friendship Association
Tae Yong Lee
CEO, Intervest