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Jihoon Kang

Partner & Managing Director

Seoul

Jihoon Kang joined The Boston Consulting Group in 2009.  He is a lead member of the Industrial Goods practice area and an active member of BCG TURN, which helps clients deliver rapid, visible performance improvements in the short term while strengthening their organizations and positioning them to win in the future. Jihoon is also a core member of the BCG Operations practice.

Since joining BCG, Jihoon has worked extensively on business strategy and operational efficiency improvement with a focus on the steel, EPC, shipbuilding, and shipping industries. He has also worked with clients on portfolio optimization and new business strategy, go-to-market strategy, war room support, and quality enhancement.

Prior to joining the firm, Jihoon worked for LS Group as a business development manager.

Areas of Expertise

  • Transportation and logistics
  • Engineered products and infrastructure
  • Materials and process industries
  • Transformation/turnaround
  • Operational efficiency improvement
  • Business strategy development
  • Portfolio optimization

Education

  • MBA, Duke University
  • MS and BS, Electrical Engineering, Seoul National University

Honors and Awards

  • Master Prize, Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy, South Korea, 2017
  • BCG Global IGPA Award, 2015
  • BCG AP IGPA Award, 2014, 2017
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