Morningstar Korea Limited, a subsidiary of Morningstar, Inc. (NASDAQ: MORN), a leading provider of independent investment research, today announced the appointment of Jung-Tae Chae to chief executive officer. Chae replaces Jason Yoon, who is retiring from Morningstar.
Chae will oversee Morningstar’s investment consulting and portfolio management services for Morningstar Investment Management clients in Korea, while leading local thought leadership and operations for Morningstar’s information products business. \
“Jason has been an integral part of the growth of our Korea business for the past seven years, and we wish him well,” Tom Schiller, Morningstar’s director of client solutions, Asia-Pacific said. “Jung-Tae brings significant experience in Asia financial information services and nearly 30 years of business development knowledge to Morningstar, and we are pleased to welcome him to the company. He will play an instrumental role in the continuous expansion of our investment and data offerings to investors throughout Asia, ensuring we are providing our clients with leading proprietary solutions.”
Before joining Morningstar, Chae was a managing director and country manager for Standard & Poor’s in Seoul, South Korea. Before joining Standard & Poor’s in 2000, he was a relationship and business development manager for Fleet National Bank and Barclays Bank in Seoul. Chae holds a bachelor’s degree and master of business administration from Korea University.
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