GR Korea Expands Its Leadership Team with Top Executive Hire

christoph heider

Seoul – 18 October 2023: GR Korea Ltd., the leading and largest government relations and public affairs consultancy in Korea, today announced the appointment of Christoph Heider as Associate Director with immediate effect. With a distinguished career spanning over three decades, Mr. Heider brings a wealth of international experience, leadership and policy expertise to the company.

Most recently, he served as President of the European Chamber of Commerce in Korea (ECCK), where he contributed to fostering international cooperation and trade relations between Korea and the European Union.

Prior to the ECCK, Mr. Heider held key positions in Japan as well as Korea at one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world, Bayer AG, , including the role of Chief Financial Officer.

Commenting on his appointment, Mr. Heider said, “I am pleased to join GR Korea and excited about the opportunity to contribute to the company's growth and success. I look forward to working with the talented team here and helping drive our mission forward.”

Jakob Edberg, President & CEO at The GR Company, said, “We are thrilled to welcome Mr. Heider to the team. His vast experience and proven skill of connecting businesses, people, and ideas at a global scale will undoubtedly contribute to our company's growth and continued success. We look forward to his leadership and support in guiding us towards new heights in the industry."

Juyun Moon, Director of GR Korea, said, “Mr. Heider's appointment represents a significant milestone for our company. His exceptional qualifications, international experience, and dedication to our industry's values align perfectly with our vision for the future.”