Member since Mar '17

Working languages:
English to Korean
Korean to English

Francis Kim
Professional, accurate, reliable

Yangpyeong, Kyonggi-do, South Korea
Local time: 10:39 KST (GMT+9)

Native in: Korean Native in Korean
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English >< Korean Freelance Translator

Mother Tongue - Korean


 2002: UW-SK Executive MBA Program/University of Washington, Seattle, USA

 1983: Bachelor of Laws/Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea


 2015:
CNK international Co., Ltd. Seoul, Korea
the president of a company specializing in developing, processing and distributing foreign natural resources

 2008 to 2012:
jWIN Electronics Corp. Shenzhen, China
the president of an American consumer electronics company’s Chinese branch

 1983 to 2008:
• worked in SK Group companies located in Seoul, Hong Kong, Singapore, and USA as a financial specialist (for more than 15 years in English-speaking countries);

• established an in-house USD spot & forward dealing system, the first and the most effective practice of USD risk management in Korea which provided an effective means to cover the highly volatile USD rate fluctuations in the ’90s;

• played a key role in issuing of Swiss-Franc Convertible Bond in road shows held in Zurich and Geneva

• managed foreign currency denominated assets & liabilities by utilizing sophisticated financial instruments such as Option, Forward, and Swap.

Linguistic Experience

 Specialty:
all types of legal and financial/business documents

 Clients:
National Assembly, Ministry of Environment, Ministry of Food and Drug Safety, POSCO, Samsung, Shinsegae, Maeil Business News Korea, KEB, KB Insurance, Lam Research, Audi, Micheline, Kellogg, etc. through private agencies

 Experiences translating:
• nearly all types of agreements including trade, lease, distribution, joint venture, employment, and collaboration for large corporations;

• overseas statutes including federal and state level laws and regulations, administrative orders, UK laws, and US supreme court precedents for the National Assembly;

• Korean statutes for foreign Investors;

• government-issued documents;

• auditing report, financial statements, brochures, and business-related documents; and others

 CAT tool used: Fluency compatible with others (e.g., Trados)


 Scored 960/990 in TOEIC Test, Aug 23, 2002
Keywords: financial, finance, legal, contract, accurate, law

Profile last updated
Jun 4, 2019

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