Board of Directors

S. Hong

Seung Suh Hong, PhD


Seung Suh Hong, PhD joined the Board of Directors in 2019 and has previously served as a consultant to a number of biopharmaceutical companies. From April 2002 to January 2019, he served in various capacities at Celltrion Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, including as President of Celltrion Healthcare Japan and Senior Advisor from January 2016 to January 2019; as President and Chief Executive Officer of Celltrion Healthcare Co., Ltd. from November 2014 to December 2015; and as President of Research and Development from April 2002 to November 2014. Dr. Hong received a BS in Agricultural Chemistry, a MS in Industrial Enzymology, and a PhD in Enzymology and Fermentation from Seoul National University. Dr. Hong also participated in post-doctoral studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. We believe that Dr. Hong is qualified to serve on our board of directors due to his executive leadership experience in the life sciences industry.