Rockey Yoo, a senior foreign attorney at Shin & Kim, has been appointed as the new Chairman of CanCham Korea.
Mr.Yoo will serve as Chairman for the fiscal year 2020. Speaking about his appointment as Chairman, Mr.Yoo said: “I am delighted and honored to be elected as the next Chairman of CanCham. 2020 is a significant year, marking the 25th anniversary since the founding of CanCham Korea and also a year that signifies the 5th anniversary of the landmark Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement.”
“At CanCham, we intend to build upon the momentum created last year with CanCham’s signature events by introducing more events that will allow members to make contacts and develop trade and commercial opportunities between Canada and Korea”
Mr. Yoo is a Canadian national and is qualified as a lawyer in New York and California and as a barrister and solicitor in Alberta. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the Vancouver School of Economics at the University of British Columbia, a master’s degree in international studies from Yonsei University, and a J.D. from the University of Alberta. As a senior foreign attorney at Shin & Kim, Mr. Yoo primarily concentrates on international dispute resolution.