H.c. (hak Cheol) Shin
Born in Chungju, South Korea, H.C. earned a degree in mechanical engineering from Seoul National University. Just a few years later, he launched a career with 3M that has spanned upwards of three decades – and two continents. He began as a technical service supervisor with 3M Korea in 1984. He went on to become a sales and marketing manager for two divisions, then a business group manager, where he came to value meaningful customer relationships. Throughout his career, H.C. has made it a priority to dedicate a significant portion of his time to listening to customers' challenges, and learning all he can about their businesses.
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