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Former Samsung executive joins Southern Gold board

South Korea-focused Southern Gold has appointed Bee Jay Kim as a director of the company and its full-time in-country executive director. Kim spent about 30 years with Samsung C&T Corporation and Hyundai’s Engineering and Construction division.
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Southern Gold drilling in South Korea

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"Having recently sold our Western Australian assets and flagged our strategic decision to focus on our opportunity in South Korea, Bee Jay's appointment will augment our in-country experience and enable our senior executive team to build excellent long term relationships into government, regulators and business in South Korea," said Southern Gold chairman Greg Boulton.

At Samsung C&T, Kim led projects in several countries and regions including the Middle East, Australia and South East Asia. He has formal qualifications in Business Administration, including leadership program's at UC Berkley and Cornell University. He completed an MBA through Hyundai's Engineering and Construction company business school.