Seoul, April 1, 2011 – Upon the approval at the 2011 APSCC General Assembly on March 24, 2011, APSCC President, Yutaka Nagai has appointed Dr. Seong Joog Kim as the Executive Director of the Organization effective April 1, 2011.

In this role, Dr. Kim will assume complete responsibility for carrying out assigned policies and regulations of the Organization under the authority of the Board. He will also direct the implementation of the APSCC’s programs and services, and will be responsible for the management of all staff members.

Dr. Kim is a veteran in the satellite industry with over 30 years of professional experience. Prior to joining APSCC, from 1991 to 2007, Dr. Kim was involved in the satellite communications business, working on the Koreasat 1, 2, 3 and 5 projects at KT Corporation, Korea.