- Asia Representative
Dr. John (Jong Won) Kwon - Associate Asia Representative
John Kwon is a former senior vice president at POSCO and has more than 25 years of experience in steel industry. He held managing positions in various areas such as production technology, quality control, R&D, stainless steel business strategy, and Lean Six Sigma innovation office. From 2011 to 2015, He was the CEO of POSCO ASSAN TST, a new green-field stainless steel cold rolling mill in Turkey. In 2016 he became the managing director of POSCO Europe Office in Düsseldorf, Germany, overseeing POSCO’s operations in EU and MENA region.
John assists SMR in developing business in Asia and is based in Seoul, Korea.
John Kwon holds a bachelor’s degree in metallurgical engineering from Hanyang University, Korea and a master’s and Ph.D. degrees in metallurgical engineering from the Ohio State University, USA.