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McKinsey Korea

We help businesses and public sector organizations navigate their greatest challenges to accelerate sustainable and inclusive growth.

Since the early 1980s, we have established partnerships with many of our Korean clients—a reflection of the growing trust, commitment to excellence, and increasing opportunities in and beyond the country for both Korean and global players looking to play a crucial role in the Asian region.



operating in Korea


of top Korean companies served



globally where McKinsey is present

Explore our History

McKinsey opened its first Korea office in 1991 with a desire to help local businesses and communities achieve sustainable growth. We continue to support transformative journeys to drive enduring change.

As our Seoul office grows at a rapid pace, we are continuously looking for opportunities to innovate and create new and impactful capabilities for our clients that align with our mission and values.

Seungheon Song Managing Partner and Senior Partner, Seoul

CEO Excellence

An insight-packed book detailing the six mindsets that helped top chief executives deliver extraordinary impact, based on extensive interviews with today’s most successful corporate leaders (in Korean).

Featured insights


The future of chemicals in Japan: Shifting toward global specialties

– Japanese chemical companies have historically enjoyed strong industry performance. Building on their strengths can help determine next steps in the years to come.

How KB Financial Group navigates and curates banking

– McKinsey’s Eunjo Chon talks to KB Financial Group Senior Executive Vice President Dong Whan Han about simplifying processes and transforming bankers into instructors.

Five trends that will define South Korean grocery in 2023

– The ability to respond quickly to evolving consumer preferences could separate market leaders from the pack.

South Korea’s next sales frontier: Retail media networks

– As consumer spending shifts online, many traditional retailers have been caught flat-footed. Retail media networks hold huge promise—but retailers need to seize the opportunity.

How technology can elevate grocery stores in South Korea

– Grocers must reimagine physical stores to keep pace with consumer preferences. Technology will supply a critical boost in this shift.

Featured Report

B2B Sales and Marketing: The Current State of the Evolving B2B Omni-Channel in Korea

– McKinsey & Company, through a recent study, revealed the impact of the omni-channel (integration of online and offline) trends on domestic and foreign companies and possible strategic responses.

Media contributions

Our experts contribute insights and opinions to leading business publications on topics relevant to Korean business growth, sustainability, and diversity and inclusion. We curated a selection of articles below. (All articles are in Korean unless otherwise noted.)

Careers in Korea

Working in Korea

McKinsey Korea provides unique professional and personal development opportunities in one of the world’s most dynamic markets. As the country’s and region’s economies grow, you will help companies at all stages of maturity, from start-up to rejuvenation and consolidation. Joining McKinsey Korea also means working alongside senior thought leaders, and contributing to meaningful industry or economic research. You will learn fast, grow intellectually, and have real impact on clients and grow our presence in Korea.

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Our mission is to help leaders in the commercial, public, and social sectors develop a deeper understanding of the evolution of the global economy and to provide a fact base to help decision making on critical issues.

This membership also includes exclusive access to downloads of our 100 most important reports in the McKinsey Insights Store. And the Quarterly’s web-based Re:think essays and Five-Fifty briefings will continue to be available to you as always.

We hope you enjoy this experience and welcome your feedback at newideas@mckinsey.com.


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