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Minyoung Kim


Brings global insight to healthcare and technology organizations, having served multinational and local companies in Japan, Korea, and the United States

Minyoung coleads McKinsey's Healthcare Systems & Services Practice in Asia. Since joining McKinsey, he has worked extensively on healthcare projects in Japan, Korea, and the United States.

Minyoung has deep insight in product strategy building, including physician and patient in-depth interviews and product messaging and positioning. He advises pharmaceutical and medical devices companies, both multinational and local, in R&D and innovation, clinical development, and product launches. He helps build regulatory and local market access strategies focused on pricing, regulatory scenario building, and stakeholder management planning.

In the provider sector, Minyoung has extensive knowledge and expertise in service-line and growth strategy. He has also conducted demand and feasibility assessments for new hospitals.

Published work

Organizing for speed: Agile as a means to transformation in Japan,” McKinsey & Company, November 2020

Understanding the opportunity in Japan’s biosimilar market,” McKinsey & Company, September 2019

The evolving role of medical affairs in Asia−Pacific: Three imperatives for pharmacos,” McKinsey & Company, April 2018

Elevating the impact of medical affairs in Japan,” McKinsey & Company, October 2017

Past experience

Seoul National University Hospital
Clinical fellow of transplantation surgery


Harvard Business School

Seoul National University
MD; MSc, medical science