Youngone Vice Chairman appointed as KFIA’s Chairman

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Youngone Vice Chairman appointed as KFIA’s Chairman
Rae Eun Sung, Vice Chairman of Youngone Group, has been appointed as the 15th Chairman of the Korea Fashion Industry Association

Rae Eun Sung, Vice Chairman of Youngone Group, has been appointed as the 15th Chairman of the Korea Fashion Industry Association (KFIA). Notably, she is the first female Chair in the organization’s 39-year history.

The Nominating Committee unanimously chose Sung to replace outgoing Chairman Jun-seok Han.

The KFIA, which was founded in 1985 with the goal of advancing the fashion industry, is home to more than 400 member companies, including manufacturers, fashion brands, and businesses associated to the industry. In order to support globalization and boost the competitiveness of the Korean fashion industry, the Association takes the initiative to defend the rights and interests of its member businesses.

Regarding this, Rae Eun Sung Sung said, “I am honored to take on such an important responsibility at a critical time when the fashion industry faces many challenges and needs further innovation. I am committed to contribute to the development of the fashion industry and the Korean economy as an icon of change and innovation.”

Sung said that creating a digital ecosystem has been and will continue to be key to globalizing K-fashion and upgrading K-manufacturing.

“I will organically cooperate and collaborate with the government, related organizations, and related stream industries to protect the rights and interests of our members and further enhance the status of the fashion industry,” she added.

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