Sony Music Entertainment Korea (SMEK) has named Bobby (Youngchan) Ju as the company’s new Managing Director. In this role, he will oversee SMEK’s operations in the country by building & strengthening strategic partnerships and growing SMEK’s local roster. Ju joined SMEK’s A&R team in 2012 as the A&R, distribution and label relations manager. Last year, he was promoted to lead the A&R, distribution, label relations, artist management and outbound marketing departments.
“Korea is a fast-growing market and continues to deliver global hit after hit, proving that music transcends borders and cultures and requires no passport to have global appeal,” Ju said. “I have the privilege to work with a great leadership team who are passionate about our artists and know what it takes to deliver global success, so I can’t wait to get started.”
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