Sydney – June 25, 2013 – L.E.K. Consulting, a global management consulting firm, today named Manhyun Han and Joonho Lee as Partners and Co-Heads of the firm’s new South Korean operations.
“These appointments are particularly timely because we have seen great demand for exceptional talent since we first opened our South Korean office in March,” said Simon Barrett, region head of L.E.K. Asia. “Both Mr. Han and Mr. Lee bring to L.E.K. best-in-class global talent who will serve as trusted advisors to our clients.”
As the former president and partner at Monitor Group Korea, Mr. Han has more than 20 years of consulting experience. In his new role, he will advise clients in media, entertainment, telecommunications, Internet, chemicals, consumer products, education and public sectors. Prior to joining L.E.K.’s Seoul office, Mr. Lee was a vice president and co-head at Monitor Group Korea for 13 years. He has an extensive history advising clients in electronics, electronic components, chemicals, materials and financial industries.
“Opening the South Korea office marks an important milestone in L.E.K.’s global growth strategy as the company expands its Asian network,” added Barrett. “Our leaders and staff in Seoul will be instrumental in advising our global clients in this dynamic market.”
“L.E.K. has a long-standing history of advising clients on their most pressing challenges and opportunities,” said Mr. Han. “Both Joonho and I look forward to building on our many years of client relationships to grow the office and deepen ties with new and existing clients throughout Asia."
About L.E.K. Consulting
L.E.K. Consulting is a global management consulting firm that uses deep industry expertise and analytical rigor to help clients solve their most critical business problems. Founded 30 years ago, L.E.K. employs more than 1,000 professionals in 22 offices across Europe, the Americas and Asia-Pacific. L.E.K. advises and supports global companies that are leaders in their industries – including the largest private and public sector organizations, private equity firms and emerging entrepreneurial businesses. L.E.K. helps business leaders consistently make better decisions, deliver improved business performance and create greater shareholder returns. For more information, go to www.lek.com.
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