INNOCEAN USA Appoints Steve Jun as CEO
INNOCEAN Worldwide Americas (IWA) has announced the appointment of Steve Jun as its new CEO, effective June 29. Jun replaces Tony Kim, who has served six years in the U.S. and will be returning to INNOCEAN’s headquarters in Seoul, Korea.
Steve Jun was most recently CEO of INNOCEAN’s European operations and brings over 25 years of marketing and communications experience to the US agency. He will focus on INNOCEAN’s mission to provide its best thinking and exceptional support to the highly contested US market for its roster of clients which include Hyundai Motor America, Kia Motors America, NRG Energy and Footjoy.
Steve Jun is one of INNOCEAN Worldwide’s founding members and has played an integral role in helping establish the company’s global headquarters in Korea in 2005 along with installing several other offices around the globe.
“IWA is a young, ambitious agency at a crucial point in time,” said Jun. “IWA’s success comes about as a result of a solid foundation, work ethic and the ambition to carefully extend our capabilities and creative output into new vistas as opportunities allow. We have a group of very talented individuals along with an unusual amount of experience in highly competitive categories. Going forward, our determination along with hard work and dedication to our clients, favor our growth.”
Jun’s appointment comes on the heels of other changes at the agency, including the recent addition of Tim Blett, formerly President of Doner’s offices in Newport Beach, California, as EVP, Managing Director.