Hong Kong; June 16, 2017GLG (Gerson Lehrman Group, Inc.) today announced that Jiyoung Chung will join GLG’s Korea Office as Managing Director and Head of Korea. GLG is the world’s leading membership for professional learning, providing clients across industries and the world with the targeted connections they need to learn, make decisions, and grow. GLG has been doing business in Asia for more than ten years and has expanded to ten offices across APAC.

Chung previously served as Managing Director and Head of Equity Sales at Barclays Capital Korea. Prior to that, she was Managing Director and Head of Equity Sales at Deutsche Securities Korea, as well as Vice President for E-Commerce Business Development at ICG Commerce, and an Associate Consultant at McKinsey & Company. Chung received her M.B.A. from the INSEAD School of Business in France and her B.A. in Economics and Mathematics from Wellesley College in the United States.

“GLG’s mission in Korea, APAC, and globally is to transform the way the world’s top professionals share expertise and learn, and we’re committed to developing the very best talent to help us deliver on our mission,” said Evan Auyang, Head of Asia-Pacific and Managing Director at GLG. “I look forward to working closely with Chung and our team in Korea to accelerate growth across our business.”

GLG was founded in 1998 to serve professionals who needed perspective that couldn’t be found in one-size-fits-all industry reports. It began connecting its clients with smart people who had firsthand expertise or operational experience. Today, GLG serves the world’s leading investors, entrepreneurs, corporations, consulting firms, nonprofits, and startups. Its teaching members include 500,000 policy specialists, academics, engineers, former C-level managers, and professional leaders. GLG is scaling one-to-one learning, pairing its members thousands of times a week, around the world.

About GLG / Gerson Lehrman Group

GLG is the world’s leading membership for professional learning. Business leaders, investors, consultants, social entrepreneurs, and other top professionals rely on GLG to learn in short- and long-term engagements from more than 500,000 members and other experts. Clients partner with GLG to address their most complex strategic challenges, make better business decisions, and advance their careers through conversations, mentorships, small group meetings, surveys, and other interactions—all within a rigorous compliance framework. Headquartered in New York City, GLG’s approximately 1,400 employees work from offices in 12 countries. For more information, visit www.GLG.it.

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