The MPIF reports that Seong-Jin Park, professor at Pohang University of Science and Technology, and CEO of Postech Holdings, has been nominated as the head of the new Ministry of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SME) and Startups in South Korea.

Dr Park has more than 25 years of experience in metal injection molding (MIM) and powder metallurgy technologies. He has five patents, 10 books and over 100 publications in international journals and 211 conference publications.

Park's official appointment will mark the last new member of the president's first cabinet.

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