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Hanwha Techwin America Appoints New President

The video surveillance solutions provider promoted from within to fill the role formerly held by Soon Hong Ahn, who is taking on a new role at Hanwha.

TEANECK, N.J. — Hanwha Techwin America, a global supplier of IP and analog video surveillance solutions, elevated company veteran Kichul (K.C.) Kim to president for the Americas.

Kim replaces Soon Hong Ahn, who was promoted to head of global sales and strategic marketing at the company’s headquarters in South Korea. Both appointments are effective immediately.

Kim is credited for playing an instrumental role in sales and corporate management since joining Hanwha Corp. in 1995. He served as director of corporate business planning at Hanwha Techwin’s security division in South Korea since 2015 and began working in the U.S. in January to ensure a smooth transition of the president’s role.

“I am excited to continue the success created by Mr. Ahn,” says Kim. “Our speed to market and commitment to developing leading edge technology has allowed us to experience rapid growth and tremendous progress over the past several years. My mission is to support HTA’s business through continued investments, partnerships, technology development and expansion throughout the Americas.”


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Kim will promote the Hanwha brand, execute the company’s growth plan and drive its product innovation in order to position Hanwha as the leading solutions provider in the video surveillance industry, according to an announcement. He will be based in Hanwha Techwin America’s headquarters in Teaneck, N.J.

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