“We expect that President Kang’s strong leadership will help us take a fast and dramatic approach in business policies based on long-term plans in order to make quick and bold investment for the company,” the tiremaker said.
Kang joined Nexen in March 2001. During his tenure with the tiremaker he’s worked in various positions including managing director of the business planning office, president of the sales division and president of strategic planning.
Kang graduated from Yonsei University with a degree in business administration. He received his master’s from the Business School of Seoul National University.
Kang is the son of Nexen Tire Chairman Byung-Joong Kang.