[THE INVESTOR] Coupang announced on Sept. 5 that it has appointed Doug Inamine as senior vice president of its global human resources department.
“I’m very excited to be part of Coupang’s aggressive growth and innovation plans as it continue to be an e-commerce leader in Korea,” Inamine said in a statement. “There should be no barriers when finding the best talent available and I encourage diverse employees that bring different ideas, skills and experiences in creating the most effective learning environment.”
Before entering Coupang, Inamine worked for San Francisco -based startup Kabam as chief people officer. He also has experience working in the HR divisions of tech companies including Cisco Systems, Solectron and Seagate.
Although, currently Coupang only provides its e-commerce and delivery service in Korea, it has global offices in countries including China, Japan, India, France, US and Canada. Coupang expects that Inamine’s over 25-year experience in multinational corporation will play a positive role in further innovating the fast growing e-commerce operator.
According to Coupang, he will be in charge of hiring skilled tech experts at the company’s different global offices worldwide, and help them better cooperate with each other.
Coupang was established by Harvard dropout Kim Bom in 2010 and began its signature Rocket Delivery service in 2014.
By Song Seung-hyun (firstname.lastname@example.org)