Acushnet Holdings Corp., the parent of Titleist and FootJoy, announced that elected Keun Chang (Kevin) Yoon to serve out the remainder of the late Jon Epstein’s term on the company’s board.
Yoon Soo (Gene) Yoon, chairman of the board, is the father of Keun Chang (Kevin) Yoon.
Keun Chang (Kevin) Yoon has been the president and chief executive officer of Fila Korea since March 2018 and served as chief financial officer and executive vice president of the strategic planning and footwear division of Fila Korea from July 2016 until March 2018. He has additionally served multiple roles including manager of footwear sourcing, vice president and chief financial officer of Fila North America as well as other Fila affiliations from February 2009 until October 2016, and he led the successful turnaround of Fila North America and Fila Korea.
Epstein, formerly president of Fila USA, Inc. and global chief commercial officer of Fila since August 2007, passed away suddenly in February a week after heart surgery.
Acushnet was acquired by Fila Korea in July 2011 and completed an initial public offering in November 2016.