Sang Bum (Daniel) Hong

Sr. Managing Director,
CMO & Head of Global Operations

Daniel Hong is Senior Managing Director of two key companies of SeAH Group, SeAH Besteel and SeAH CSS in Korea.  SeAH Group is one of the top tier specialty steel companies in the world, focused on producing carbon alloy and stainless steel bars and pipes, since 1960.  Daniel is in charge of marketing, sales and global operations of SeAH Besteel and SeAH CSS, leading 3 billion dollars in sales.  He headed the recent JV project with Dussur, establishing “SeAH Gulf Special Steel Industries”, which will be the first stainless seamless pipe and tube manufacturer in the Kingdom.

He has wide experience in strategy, marketing and corporate development from various industries, such as specialty steel, electrical machinery, consumer finance, strategic consulting, fashion & cosmetics and international trading, and from such companies as Bain & Company, Softbank nPlatform and Samsung Corporation.  He holds an MBA degree from University of Michigan and a bachelor of mechanical engineering from Yonsei University, Korea.