The ECCK is pleased to announce that Mr. Philippe Van Hoof, Country Manager of ING Korea has been appointed as the new Chairperson of the ECCK Board of Directors. Philippe Van Hoof’s Chariperson’s mandate has been extended as from June 1, 2023. Philippe Van Hoof is the Country Manager of ING Bank N.V. in Seoul since August 2021. Prior to that, he was ING’s Head of Financial Institutions APAC, based in Singapore, and has been a member of the Asia Pacific Senior Management Team since 2017. Philippe has 29 years of banking experience, including 15 years in Singapore, Korea and Japan. In addition to managing strategic relationships with banks, Philippe has extensive experience in covering insurers, asset managers, securities companies and sovereign wealth funds at executive/board level on a wide range of strategic topics. A Belgian citizen, Philippe joined the ECCK as a member from 2021 and was elected in June 2022 as a Chairperson of ECCK’s Sustainability Committee. He then was appointed as a Chairperson of the ECCK in June 2023. While he was based in Singapore, Philippe was the chairman of Eurocham Singapore’s Financial Services Committee until 2018, and later served as Vice President from April 2019 until July 2021. The ECCK would like to sincerely congratulate and welcome Mr. Philippe Van Hoof and look forward to his leadership! [Press Release] ECCK announced the change of ECCK Chairperson The European Chamber of Commerce in Korea (ECCK) announced the new ECCK Chairperson. Philippe Van Hoof, Country Manager, ING Korea, was appointed by the Board to succeed the previous Chairperson Dirk Lukat, who is preparing for his career outside Korea. Phillipe Van Hoof will continue the Chairperson’s mandate as from June 1, 2023, up to the Board election due in 2025. The ECCK expressed its sincere gratitude to Dirk Lukat for his outstanding dedication over the last years and wishes him all the best for his future career. With the aim of better representing the European business community in Korea, the new Board members comprised of nine members boasts a wealth of varied and long industry experiences, as well as diversity in nationalities and gender. [보도자료] ECCK 신임 회장 필립 반 후프 임명 주한유럽상공회의소(ECCK)는 6월 1일자로 신임 회장에 필립 반 후프 (Philippe Van Hoof) ING 한국 대표를 선임했다. ECCK 이사회는 전임 디어크 루카트 회장의 국외 근무로 인한 사임에 따라 새로운 회장 선출을 하였으며, 필립 반 후프 신임 회장은 2025년 초로 예정된 다음 이사회 선거까지 회장으로 활동할 예정이다. ECCK는 디어크 루카트 전임 회장의 헌신과 기여에 깊은 감사의 뜻을 전하며 다음 근무지에서도 성공적인 리더십을 보여줄 것으로 기대한다. 총 9명으로 구성된 ECCK 이사회는 신임회장과 함께 한국에 주재한 유럽 기업의 이익을 대변하기 위해 ECCK를 대표하여 활동한다. ECCK 이사회는 각 산업분야에서 경험이 풍부한 글로벌 기업의 전문가들로 성별 및 국적 등 다양성을 고려하여 구성된다.