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Orion taps Lee Seung-jun as new president

Korean confectionery company Orion said Monday it has tapped Vice President Lee Seung-jun as its new chief. 

Lee has served as head of Orion’s research and development center. He was promoted to president and will also head the company’s global R&D center, Orion said.

Orion President Lee Seung-jun (Orion)
Orion President Lee Seung-jun (Orion)

After joining the company in 1989, he played key roles at product development and R&D teams in China as well as supervised megahit products including its signature corn chip Kkobup Chip, Market O Granola, Fresh Cream Pie, Chicken Pop, among others. He also led sales and marketing of products in major overseas markets including China, Vietnam and Russia. 

The company said that Park Sung-kyu, head of the company’s finance division since 2015, has been promoted as vice president.