CEO & President
Established in 1998, INR is one of the oldest and largest Public Relations firms in Korea. We provides proactive and professional PR services for our clients with over 30 communication experts.
Our key practices include corporate communications, marketing PR, issue & crisis management, and public affairs focused on specific industry sectors including B2B, agriculture, consumer, information, communication and technology, and healthcare as well as not-for-profit organizations. Our consumer practice team has experience in serving brands including fashion, toys, food and beverage, hospitality, travel & tourism, and beauty as well.
INR has digital communication agency as a subsidiary firm, called ‘Brand New 47’ to support digital communications service for its clients.
Kevin Lee, CEO and president, is responsible for the management of the business. He is assisted by “Leaders” who manage team and its services for our clients.
Kevin Lee started his career at the Korea Tourism Organization. Prior to establishing his Agency in 1998, he served as Head of Oricom Public Relations, a division of Korea’s full marketing and advertising agency. He subsequently gained experience in the US market at US public relations firm MWW Seattle office.
In 2005 and 2009, Kevin was president of the Korean Public Relations Consultancy Association. Kevin conducted Master studies in public relations and journalism at Yonsei University, a Seoul-based private university and he had served as an adjunct professor at Hanyang University in Korea.
Gold prize of the Asia Pacific SABRE Awards in 2015
Nomination for Finalists of the Asia Pacific SABRE Awards in 2011 and 2013
Bronze prize in 2013 Stevie Awards
In 2010, Kevin Lee was presented a plaque of appreciation from Korea Public Relations Consultancy Association (KPRCA)
In 2010, INR was named 'PR Agency Korea of the Year' by the Korean Advertising and PR Practitioners Society