David Kim is a Managing Partner & Principal in AIMS Korea’s Seoul office and he leads the office’s General Practices & Talent Management Team Leader.
With over 27 years of experience in executive search, he specialized in C-level & executive search assignments within the Consumer, Life Science, Media & Technology and Industrial Practices Groups.His key clients list includes Fortune 500 companies as well as Korean leading conglomerates and start-up operations.He has successfully led many searches for key corporate officers such as C-Suite(CEO,CFO,COO,CTO),Managing Director, Country Manager and Board members. Also, he has shown excellent expertise in searches for professional leadership positions in the areas of Sales & Marketing, HR, Legal, Accounting, M&A, and Strategic Consultancies.
Prior to joining AIMS International Korea, David was Senior Consultant & Managing Director of Horton International in Korea(a global retained Executive Search firm)with a major focus on Executive level positions specializing within the FMCG & Life Science and Advanced Technology and Industrial practices sectors.
Before that, since 1992 David has launched Executive Search Service in Korea (Seoul Search & Associates.) and He was CEO & Managing Partner at a strategic partner firm of Spencer Stuart. (a leading global retained Executive Search firm)
David earned a BA from Catholic Kwan Dong University, and an EMBA from the Carlson School of Management.
He published a translated book, “The Headhunter’s Edge(인재사냥)” – by Jeffrey E. Christian in Korea