MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation (“MagnaChip” or the “Company”) (NYSE: MX) today announced that Jonathan Kim, MagnaChip’s Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer, is stepping down effective March 27, 2020 to pursue an executive opportunity outside of the semiconductor industry. Mr. Kim is expected to continue to serve in a consulting role for the Company through May 2020 to assist in the transition. The Company has initiated a search process to identify a permanent Chief Financial Officer and has retained an executive search firm to assist with the process.
The Company also announced that Shinyoung Park has been promoted to Chief Accounting Officer, effective immediately. Ms. Park has been with MagnaChip since 2014, most recently serving as Corporate Controller and as a member of the executive team. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Park held various senior advisory and audit service positions for 10 years with Deloitte in three different locations—Chicago, Illinois, Seoul, South Korea and London, U.K.
MagnaChip’s Chief Executive Officer, YJ Kim, said: “On behalf of the Board of Directors and the entire management team, I thank Jonathan for his numerous contributions to MagnaChip over the last 6 years.” Mr. Kim added, “Ms. Park is a highly valued member of the executive team, and we are fortunate that she will be continuing her leadership role in a strong finance and accounting team with a deep bench of talent.”
Jonathan Kim said, “It has been an honor to be a part of MagnaChip’s management team, serving its many stakeholders and assisting with the turnaround and growth of the Company. I wish to thank the Board, management team and employees of MagnaChip for their support during my tenure.”