SSB completes Korea equity research team

Salomon Smith Barney completes its Korea equity research build-out with new hires, James Kim and Daniel Yoo.

Salomon Smith Barney has appointed James J.H. Kim as Korea telecom analyst, and Daniel Yoo as Korea banks and strategy analyst.

Prior to this appointment, Kim was the telecom analyst at Jardine Fleming Securities, covering the cellular sector and the fixed-line sector for Korea. He also covered the cellular sector for the region, including Thailand, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore and Taiwan.

Yoo joins Salomon Smith Barney from Morgan Stanley, where he headed the Korean financial research team and supported the Korean Market Strategy product.

Both Kim and Yoo will be based in Seoul.