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K Auction names Shinn Meenam CEO

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Shinn Meenam [K AUCTION]

K Auction has named a female chief executive at a major Korean conglomerate its newest CEO.

The nation’s second-largest art auction house announced Thursday that its board of directors had appointed Shinn Meenam, former president of Doosan Fuel Cell BU, a unit of Doosan Group, as its next leader. She will take the post if approved by shareholders at a meeting later this month.

Shinn, who has a Ph.D. in materials science and engineering and has been a researcher, consultant and start-up founder, will help “prepare the new environment where art and technology are combined,” K Auction said in a press release.

BY MOON SO-YOUNG [symoon@joongang.co.kr]

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