Mr. Young-Key (YK) Hwang currently presides as Chairman of the Korea Financial Investment Association (KOFIA), having been elected to the position in February of 2015. Prior to joining KOFIA, Mr. Hwang took on a variety of notable positions including Chairman and CEO of Woori Financial Group & Woori Bank from 2004 to 2007, and the same role at KB Financial Group from 2008 to 2009. From 1994 to 2004, he took on a number of key roles in various divisions at Samsung, including Corporate Treasurer of Samsung Electronics, President and CEO of Samsung Investment Trust Management, and lastly, President and CEO of Samsung Securities. Mr. Hwang earned his B.A. in International Economics from Seoul National University, and received his M. Sc. in Accounting and Finance from the London School of Economics.