Christopher Orchard, CEO of WGP Global has confirmed the appointment of a newly created senior role with David Sohn signing up as Board Director in South Korea.
International corporate advisors WGP Global works with clients across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and South East Asia. With global headquarters in London, the multi-national consultancy has already established an exciting reputation advising on project finance, IPOs, cross-border transactions, global expansion and corporate acceleration. The firm was launched in 2010 and now has offices in four countries with specialist divisions in technology and gaming, sports and media, Government relations, health and infrastructure.
David Sohn’s remit is to open the WGP Global office in South Korea and manage all operations. His particular focus is to build WGP Global’s reputation in the technology, life sciences, bio-tech and health sectors.
Mr Sohn brings an incredible depth of experience from 25 years of commercialising Korean technologies. Before arriving at WGP Global, he was country manager of Fidelity Investments Korea and Prudential Asset Management Korea. There he led the globalisation of investments whilst helping national institutions follow western management systems such as compliance.
In 2006 he was confirmed as CEO of the Korea Technology Transfer Center (KTTC), a Government agency under the Ministry of Commerce. Mr Sohn is also a regular contributor to CNN and CNBC and a non-executive director of Woori Investment & Securities.
Orchard said: “The confirmation of this senior role shows how we are committed to building our network and experience here in London and internationally. David brings specialist skills that will be extremely beneficial and I am delighted that he is now on board. I would like to officially welcome David on behalf of the teams.”
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About WGP Global
WGP Global is a fast growing, independent corporate advisory business. Founded by internationally renowned commercial lawyer David Orchard and corporate specialist Christopher Orchard, the organisation is headquartered in London with strategic operations Hong Kong and Malta, South Korea and Spain.
Sector and project management experience includes technology and gaming, sports and media, Government relations, health, life sciences and infrastructure. WGP Global is represented by a team of legal, compliance and regulatory experts, captains of industry, diplomats, academics and thought leaders in geo-politics and international affairs. www.wgp.global
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