Arthur D. Little expands Korean presence with hire of new Partner
December 2020

Saeyong Lee joins Seoul office to develop ADL’s digital offerings

Arthur D. Little (ADL) today announced the appointment of Saeyong Lee, who joins Arthur D. Little Korea as Partner. Saeyong will be based in the Seoul office and will be developing ADL’s digital offerings and financial services to clients.

Saeyong has worked in management consultancy for the past 20 years in Korea. Having worked for Bain & Company, BCG, AIA, and most recently IBM GBS, he has varied experience working across a range of industries. His client roles have included Korean or APAC responsibility for companies working in banking & financial services, fin-tech, insurance, healthcare, consumer goods & retail, and industrial. In addition, Saeyong previously led the AI/Big Data Practice of IBM GBS Korea.

Ignacio García Alves, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Arthur D. Little, comments: “We are delighted to welcome Saeyong to the firm. Saeyong is an experienced innovator with a demonstrated history of working in the management consulting industry. His work in developing corporate and business digital strategies, channel, and customer strategies, as well as digital-enabled transformations, has given him invaluable knowledge and know-how that we believe will help catapult ADL Korea’s offerings to current and future clients. We know he will be an asset to the firm, and we wish him well in his new role.”

Saeyong Lee, Partner at Arthur D. Little, adds: “I am pleased to be joining the Arthur D. Little family, a firm that is truly known for its innovative and forward-looking thinking. The financial services industry is going to face radical changes in the coming years due to digitalization - I am eager to combine my skills and experience with my new team, to help develop and deliver new offerings to our clients as they navigate this new paradigm.” 

Saeyong holds a B.A. (Hons.) in Material Science & Engineering from Seoul National University; M.S. in AI & Intelligent Information System from KAIST, and an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management.

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