J. Y. Park

Founder & CEO

Jeyeong Park, Founder of WWG, is a highly seasoned professional whose decades of experiences range from commercial banking to sovereign wealth fund to private equity firm in Korea. He began his career with Korea Exchange Bank (KEB), Korea’s FX specialized bank, where he spent most of his early career. Mr. Park left KEB and joined Korea Investment Corporation (KIC) in 2005 as a COO until he returned to KEB later in 2011 and served as a Deputy CEO. During his tenure at KIC as a COO, Mr. Park was in charge of its Strategy and Planning Division of the nation’s rapidly growing sovereign wealth fund. Mr. Park also highlighted his career by spearheading KTB Private Equity (KTB PE), a premier private equity firm in Korea as a Vice Chairman & CEO from 2012 to 2016. Under his leadership, KTB PE managed over 2 Billion USD invested in various industries ranging from retail financing to consumer products to pre-IPOs creating solid co-investment opportunities with major sovereign and institutional investors in Korea and China. Mr. Park established WWG in the middle of 2016 with a view to build a highly differentiated alternative investment platform.

Mr. Park earned a B.A. in Political Science from Yonsei University and completed the senior executive program from the Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania.

 

Career Highlights

  • Vice Chairman & CEO, KTB Private Equity (KTB PE)
  • Deputy CEO, Korea Exchange Bank (KEB)
  • COO, Korea Investment Corporation (KIC)

Education

  • Yonsei University, B.A.