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photo James Chung (Yong Min Chung), founder & chief consultant at Strategy Salad, leads issue management and crisis management communication services.

He is former executive vice president of Communications Korea, and PR manager of Oriental Brewery (InBev Korea). He gained various corporate communication experiences in PR agencies and in-house. As crisis communication consultant, he has provided consulting, coaching and training services over 200 domestic and global corporations and organizations for last two decades : Hanjin Shipping, STX Group, SK Group, L'Oreal, Lafarge Group, Nu Skin, Woongjin Coway, Korea Land Housing Corporation, Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power Corporation, EDS, JTI, KTF, SC First Bank, Agribrand Purina Korea, Cargill, Kyowon Group, Honeywell, Daegu Subway Corporation, Incheon International Airport Corporation, Toyota Motor, Seoul Metropolitan Government, Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs, Ministry of Health and Welfare, and Ministry of Food, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.

He acquired master’s degree in corporate communication at Fairleigh Dickinson University in the US and bachelor’s in Hankook University of Foreign Studies in Korea. He co-translated 'Media Training 101 (Korean version published by Communication Books)' and co-authored 'Social Media Crisis Management. (e-Biz Books)' He wrote corporate crisis management books titled ‘Corporate Crisis, Win with System (PREVIEW)’ in 2012, '1% One Percent (ER Books)' in 2015, and ‘The Mouth of Corporation (ER Books)’ in 2017. He is a frequent contributor and commentator to many reputed newspapers, magazine and corporate publications regarding corporate crisis and issue management. Also he annually gives dozens of lectures about corporate crisis management system to high-profile corporate executives and crisis managers in Korea. His personal blog is ‘Communication as Ikor (www.jameschung.kr)’ that is dealing with updated corporate crisis issues.