Salomon Smith Barney KEB Securities is welcoming back to the fold Yoo Kyung Park. Ms Yoo is joining the firm as a vice president in the Korean offiice where she will conduct equity research on Korean utilities and internet companies. She will report to Pratik Gupta and Melissa Brown, heads of the firm's regional internet and utilities research teams respectively.

Yoo first work at Salomon in 1998-1999 when she was a Korean gas and electricity analyst. Since then she has worked at Good Morning Securities and ING Barings Securities.

Her hire brings to four the number of dedicated Asian internet researchers at Salomon. Yoo holds a BA from the prestigious Yonsei University in Seoul.