-Vice Chairman Kim Yong-beom and Choi Hee-moon, Meritz Holdings General Manager
-Jang Won-jae is the new CEO of Meritz Securities.
[디지털데일리 권유승 기자] Meritz Financial Group carried out major personnel changes. Meritz Fire & Marine Insurance Vice Chairman Kim Yong-beom and Meritz Securities Vice Chairman Choi Hee-moon each oversee the overall management of Meritz Financial Group. Vice President Kim Jung-hyun, who was CFO, was appointed as CEO of Meritz Fire & Marine Insurance. The CEO of Meritz Securities will be President Wonjae Jang, who served as CRO.
Meritz Financial Group announced on the 20th its policy of ‘establishing a holding-centered management system’, which marks the completion of the group’s substantive integration, to mark the first anniversary of ‘One-Meritz’, which incorporated Meritz Fire & Marine Insurance and Securities as 100% complete subsidiaries last year.
In accordance with the holding-centered integrated management, Vice Chairman Kim Yong-beom and Vice Chairman Choi Hee-moon, who are the CEOs of Fire & Marine Insurance and Securities, respectively, will both sit in the holding company and supervise the overall management of the group to realize efficient integration. We will introduce a stable CEO succession program that actively recruits young and promising talent to key management positions, such as CEOs of subsidiaries, while selecting candidates for next-generation group CEOs and promoting management stability.
Kim Joong-hyun, the new CEO of Meritz Fire & Marine Insurance, joined Meritz Fire & Marine Insurance in 2015 and has served as the head of the Change and Innovation TFT part and the head of the automobile insurance team. Since 2018, he has been in charge of executing the company’s core business, including the head of the product strategy office and the head of the management support office, and has continued to perform every year. has played a pivotal role in realizing the New CEO candidate Kim is an expert in management and consulting and has played a significant role in the company’s growth with excellent leadership and work drive.
Wonjae Jang, the new CEO of Meritz Securities, started as Managing Director of Risk Management at Meritz Fire & Marine Insurance in 2015, served as CRO and Vice President of Risk Management at Meritz Fire & Marine Insurance until 2020, and Vice President of Sales & Trading Division at Meritz Securities from 2021 to 2022, before joining Meritz Securities in December 2022. Promoted to president. As a financial expert who has achieved outstanding performance in core financial tasks such as financial engineering, asset management, and product planning, he has contributed greatly to Meritz Securities’ continued performance while leading major business units.
A Meritz Financial official said, “As effective integration will enable efficient capital allocation centered on holdings, we will be able to promote financial flexibility across the group, maximize synergies, and actively seek opportunities to enter new businesses for future growth.”
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