Mr. Park brings more than 20 years of experience in both corporate line management and consulting, in Asia, U.S. and Europe. Mr. Park's primary expertise lies in turnaround and post-merger integration, in both distressed and growth situations, in wide array of industries including retail/ consumer goods, finance and manufacturing.
Mr. Park most recently was the CEO of Galleria Department Store Group in Korea, where he led a full scale restructuring effort including cost reduction, shut downs and reopening of the flagship store, and identifying and executing new growth engines (online, China and duty free license acquisition). Prior to Galleria, Mr. Park served as senior management of a GE Capital JV for seven years, as the head of a credit card business and CMO of consumer finance portfolio.
In addition to corporate management, Mr. Park has nine years of management consulting experience at McKinsey & Company. Mr. Park's industry experience includes manufacturing, telecom, consumer goods and automotive. He also served in multiple leadership positions, as head of Asia Pacific Product Development Practice, core member of Global Automotive Practice, and founder/ head of Operations Practice in Korea.
Mr. Park earned an M. Phil degree in International Relations from University of Oxford (St. Antony's College) and bachelor's degree in political science from Seoul National University, Korea. Mr. Park is fluent in English and Korean, and has studied Japanese for seven years.