Written by HRCap, Inc.
May 25, 2023
Andrew Sungsoo Kim, Founder, CEO and President of HRCap Inc., has received distinguished recognition by being instated into the 2024 Marquis Who’s Who in America Biographical Registry.
Marquis Who’s Who is a prestigious publisher of biographical information and profiles of notable individuals from various fields. Since 1899, the company has recognized and honored distinguished individuals who have achieved excellence and made significant contributions in their respective fields. The publication serves as a reputable reference source and a valuable research tool for professionals, researchers, and the general public seeking information about accomplished industry leaders and subject experts.
Marquis Who's Who selects individuals based on a rigorous evaluation process that considers factors such as professional achievements, leadership roles, academic background, thought leadership, honors and recognition, and contributions to society. Being listed in Marquis Who's Who is often considered a mark of distinction and recognition for outstanding accomplishments in one's career or field of expertise. The publication has been highly selective of who to instate in the 2024 biographical registry given the upcoming Marquis Who’s Who 125th anniversary.
An Acclaimed Expert, Pioneering Leader, and a Living Legend
Andrew Sungsoo Kim is worthy of such distinction as an acclaimed expert, pioneering leader, and a living legend in the global HR community. As a successful entrepreneur, he was awarded “Economic Contributor” by the Korean Ministry of Knowledge Economy in 2005; “2012 Entrepreneur of the Year” by the Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association and Maekyung Media Group; “Gold Stevie Award For Great Employers - Chief Learning Officer of the Year” in 2022; and “NJBIZ ICON Honors Award” in 2022.
During his tenure at LG Electronics as the Recruiting & HR Director, Andrew spearheaded the globalization of their HR infrastructure and effectively drove talent acquisition and leadership development programs to secure top talent at the North American HQ.
In 2000, Andrew founded HRCap, Inc., which has become the largest Global Asian-American Executive Search and HR Consulting Firm in the world. Under his leadership, HRCap has effectively partnered with over 1000 client groups and have made 15,000 successful placements worldwide. HRCap has been selected to exclusively represent leading global corporations like Amazon Web Services, Deloitte, and LG Electronics; and was designated as an Exclusive Global Talent Agent by various Korean Ministries and the Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO). HRCap has also received recognition as “Top Minority Head Hunting Firm” by HSBC and JP Morgan in 2005; “Top 10 Asian American Business Award” by the U.S. Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce in 2010; “NJBIZ 2021 Best Places to Work”; “Top 10 Executive Search Firm” by Manage HR Magazine in both 2022 and 2023; and “Top 10 HR Consulting Firm in APAC” by Manage HR APAC in 2023.
Andrew is also the founder of KOSEM, a Korea-US Community Networking hub for overseas Korean-American employees. He serves as a strategic advisor to the Korean Government, MSIP, NIPA, IITP, FKII, KOSMES, KOTRA, OKTA, KITA, KEPCO, KOCHAM, and KSEA by providing insights on employment challenges, talent assessment, and labor market trends. He actively gives back by providing executive coaching to VIP C-Suite networks and serving as a mentor to rising talents and seasoned professionals looking to grow their respective careers. Due to his service excellence, leading expertise, and contributions to the global market, it only seems fitting that Andrew has been inducted into the selective 2024 Marquis Who’s Who in America Biographical Registry.
We are extremely proud of our CEO. We are committed to expand HRCap under his leadership, and look forward to driving meaningful impact and connections with everyone we meet on our journey.
HRCap, Inc. was founded in 2000 with the vision to make a meaningful impact on the US-Korea global labor market by connecting talented candidates with growing client organizations. We are now the largest Asian-American Executive Search & HR Consulting Firm. With our rich history, seasoned capacities, and highest commitment to service excellence, HRCap provides total HR services by driving essential workforce strategies for effective globalization and localization.
We partner with a robust client base ranging from medium-sized businesses to Global Fortune 500 companies across various industries and operate globally with a focus in North America, Europe, and APAC areas. We pride ourselves in being trusted HR advisors and cultural ambassadors to our clients, candidates, and community.
Source: HRCap, Marquis Who's Who
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