MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation ("MagnaChip" or the "Company")(NYSE: MX) today announced that Jonathan Kim, MagnaChip's Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer, is stepping down effective March 27, 2020 to pursue an executive opportunity outside of the semiconductor industry. Mr. Kim is expected to continue to serve in a consulting role for the Company through May 2020 to assist in the transition. The Company has initiated a search process to identify a permanent Chief Financial Officer and has retained an executive search firm to assist with the process.
The Company also announced that Shinyoung Park has been promoted to Chief Accounting Officer, effective immediately. Ms. Park has been with MagnaChip since 2014, most recently serving as Corporate Controller and as a member of the executive team. Prior to joining the Company, Ms.Park held various senior advisory and audit service positions for 10 years with Deloitte in three different locations—Chicago, Illinois, Seoul, South Korea and London, U.K.
Strategic Evaluation Process for Foundry Business and Fab 4
Our strategic evaluation process continues to make progress, including having discussions with multiple interested parties toward a possible sale of the Company's Foundry business and Fab 4, as well as consideration of accretive business conversions and other options related to that business. Our decisions regarding the outcome of the various options of the strategic evaluation process will be guided by what the Board and management consider to be the best available path to improve MagnaChip's profitability and to maximize shareholder value.