Kim will be responsible for all sales and marketing functions at the company, dealing with DRAM, NAND Flash and CMOS Image Sensors.
Kim has worked in the semiconductor industry for over 25 years, working for companies in managerial roles covering both engineering and marketing. Since 1999, Kim has been Senior VP of Technical Marketing and Product Planning at Hynix.
"We are pleased to appoint J.B. Kim as the new CMO. Mr Kim will bring valuable engineering and marketing experience to Hynix with his knowledge of the emerging technologies and applications. He will greatly help Hynix develop new products, enter new markets and expand our customer base," said Dr Jong Kap Kim, CEO of Hynix.