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May 28, 2020 — Gui-Deog Kang, Chief Operating Officer of Robostar, has been elected as the new President of Korea Association of Robot industry(KAR) recently.

Gui-Deog Kang, newly elected President of KAR © image: KAR

He has more than three-decade experience in robot and automation business. He established Robostar in 1999 with several collegues at LG Electric. Before joining Robostar, he had worked at the robot business division in LG Electric since 1987.

“I will dedicate myself to the growth of the robot industry by making use of my 30 years’ experience in this field.” says the new President.

At the inaugural speech, the president also pointed out the importance of collaboration with other industries, strengthening the buildup of the robot industry ecosystem and exchange with overseas partners and customers.”

He received the “Industrial Service Medal of 2019”, from the South Korean government, the most prestigious award in robot business field.

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