Sung Yup Suh
Sung Yup Suh is Co-CEO, collaborating with Co-CEO Kevin Coleman to advance the company’s strategic plan and vision. Under the Co-CEO model, Sung has responsibility for the business’s support functions, including Information Technology, Strategy, Legal, Human Resources and Finance. In addition, Sung provides a leadership liaison between the CJ Logistics America entity and CJ Logistics’ global headquarters based in South Korea.
Sung has been with CJ for 30 years and has played a pivotal role in the company’s US expansion. Before joining the CJ Logistics America team in 2018, Sung served as the Co-CEO of CJ America, the US regional headquarters of CJ Corp., with businesses in food & food services, biotechnology, retail & logistics, and entertainment & media. In this role, he led CJ America’s management support team which includes its legal, finance, compliance, HR and IT departments, and was responsible for operations and corporate oversight of CJ’s presence in North and South America.
Sung joined CJ in 1992 and has held multiple leadership positions in business strategic planning, management and finance. He began his tenure in the US as the CFO of CJ America from 2005 until 2007. After returning to the CJ headquarters in Korea, he was named CEO of CJ America in 2013. He has provided leadership for CJ’s expansion in the US, including M&A and post-merger integrations.