Industry Moves: Virgin Mobile USA Elects Two SK Telecom Execs To Board

Virgin Mobile USA (NYSE: VM) has appointed SK Telecom’s Richard Chin and Sungwon Suh to its board following the acquisition of Helio and SK Telecom’s investment in the company.

— Chin is President of SK Telecom Americas, a U.S. subsidiary of SK Telecom (NYSE: SKM). In this role, he is responsible for all of the company’s U.S. businesses, with a goal of developing various opportunities to access and penetrate the market.

— Suh is EVP and Head of Global Strategy and Investment for SK Telecom. In this role, he oversees the company’s overall globalization drive through partnerships and acquisitions. He was a member of the board for Helio.