President & CEO
Chief Executive Officer
With a steadfast vision and unrelenting drive to achieve better life for all, we embrace responsibility, expertise, and pride in our work, and will continue on our noble mission to enable improved accessibility of biomedicines and consequently the quality of life for people around the globe.
CEO Experience Detail
- Mr. Rim holds a bachelor’s degree from Columbia University, a master’s degree from Stanford University, and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
Prior to joining Samsung Biologics in 2018, Mr. Rim worked for Genentech/Roche in a variety of senior global leadership roles in Technical Operations, Product Development, and Research and Development in the US and Europe.
Mr. Rim has also held senior leadership roles with Astellas Pharmaceuticals in General Management, Sales & Marketing, Technical Operations, Customer Service, Business Development, and Strategic Planning.
Mr. Rim has over 30 years’ experience in the biopharmaceutical industry and began his career as a management consultant with Booz, Allen & Hamilton consulting to pharmaceutical companies in the US and Europe.
CEO Message Detail
For over a decade, Samsung Biologics has rapidly evolved into the world's largest and best-in-class CMO service provider, and now, we are continuously expanding our CDO and CRO business areas to make the next leap in biopharma. In this next decade, we will continue to build greater capabilities to meet new market demand as a top service provider in the biopharmaceutical industry while ensuring quality and stable supply of life-saving drugs.
Since its launch, Samsung Biologics has not only expanded its manufacturing capacity but also established a solid track record of successful regulatory approvals and award-winning client satisfaction. In efforts to provide the highest level of customer-centric services, Samsung Biologics has implemented leading edge technologies and with great agility, demonstrated distinguished processes in terms of speed, price competitiveness, quality, and efficiency.
We are facing a time of significant challenges and market dynamics. To respond proactively, we are making bold moves by adding Plant 4, with the largest and most flexible manufacturing scales, to our headquarters as well as carrying forward with global expansions with the CDO R&D Center. We expect synergies from collaborations between the new global locations and our manufacturing site in Songdo, a rising bio hub.
With a steadfast vision and unrelenting drive to achieve better life for all, we embrace responsibility, expertise, and pride in our work, and will continue on our noble mission to enable improved accessibility of biomedicines and consequently the quality of life for people around the globe. We will challenge ourselves to improve in all facets of our business through innovation, dedication, and teamwork so that we can continue to add meaningful value to all of our clients, partners, and shareholders.
Thank you for your continuous trust and support.