Silicon Motion Technology Corporation today announced the appointment of Young Rae (YR) Kim as Vice President of Korea Sales & Operations.

I’ve known YR for many years and he has proven to be a capable leader with a strong track record of integrity and delivering solid results in customer engagements,” said Wallace Kou, Silicon Motion’s President & CEO.  “He will be a strong addition to our executive team and will help us expand our business opportunities in Korea, a very important market.”

I am thrilled to be joining the Silicon Motion team,” said YR Kim.  “I look forward to contributing to the company’s continued growth.”

He is a 30-year memory industry veteran and had previously served at Samsung Electronics, SK Hynix and Marvell in sales and marketing, as well as engineering leadership roles relating to SSD controllers and NAND flash.