From Chief Economist To Bank CEO

Lugo, Denise
November 2004
Investment Dealers' Digest;11/15/2004, Vol. 70 Issue 44, p4
Trade Publication
Reports on the appointment of Sung Won Sohn to the position as president and CEO of Hanmi Financial in the U.S. Previous job engagements of Sohn; Credibility for the job; Implications of the appointment on the organizational and operations continuum of the company.


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