Yongah heads the Korean Finance Practice and co-heads the Korean Healthcare Practice. She is also a core member of the Asia Finance and global Infrastructure practices at McKinsey. She has the distinction of being the first Korean female elected partner at McKinsey and the first Korean female director.
Since joining McKinsey, Yongah has led or contributed to a wide range of client projects spanning corporate strategy, marketing, sales, operations, and organizational performance. She supports leading global and Korean companies, primarily focusing on the finance, infrastructure/EPC, and healthcare industries.
Recent client work reflects the breadth of Yongah’s experience. She assisted a leading EPC company in developing its vision and strategy, led a globalization and new business strategy for a leading conglomerate, and advised a banking client on executing a transformation program.
Yongah is a recognized thought leader on business and social issues, particularly those relating to healthcare. She co-authored a book on Korean healthcare reform and is a steering committee member of the Advanced Healthcare Management Program of Seoul National University Hospital and Korea Medical Association. She frequently lectures at industry forums, universities in Korea, and international conferences on issues of leadership, the state of the finance industry, and the quest to develop global talent.
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