Executive Vice President, Director of R&D Strategy and Planning Division
Yunil Hwang is Executive Vice President at CJ CheilJedang. He is the Head and Director of CJ Blossom Park which is the Research Complex of CJ group. Before he joined to CJ, he has spent a year at Seoul National University as a Professor of Industrial Relations, working in the field of Electric vehicles with battery. Dr. Hwang was also working at Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology (SAIT) of Samsung Electronics and held the position which was Head of Energy Lab leading researches for advanced Li-ion Batteries. Dr. Hwang began his Samsung career in 2010 as a Vice President of Strategic Planning group.
Recently, he has moved to CJ, managing the group research complex and working in the fields of Advanced Bio and Food technology for future growth. Dr. Hwang oversees the work being done to enhance not only competitiveness of current business but, new business by expanding research platform, create innovative research culture, and build global R&D infra for sustainable growth.
Prior to joining Samsung Fine chemicals, Dr. Hwang was Vice President for Arthur D. Little Korea, where he worked on several consulting projects in areas of electronics, chemistry, and energy. Prior to joining Arthur D. Little, Dr. Hwang was the Director of Technology Strategy Team at LG Chem Ltd.
Dr. Hwang holds a B.S. in Chemical Technology from Seoul National University in 1987 and a M.S. in Chemistry from Western Illinois University in U.S.A. in 1989. He earned his Doctor’s degree in Chemistry/Chemical Physics from Carnegie Mellon University in U.S.A. in 1996. In 2005, he also received a certificate of MOT (Management of Technology) from California Institute of Technology.