Lotte unconventional choice for new manager: 44-year-old former Giants guru Park Joon-hyuk
The Lotte Giants have a new manager. Park Joon-hyuk, 44, is the former head of operations, according to a source familiar with the organization.
According to people familiar with Lotte’s situation, the Giants have received final approval from the group to appoint a manager, and Park has been selected as the new manager.
Lotte had appointed “Myung-jang” Kim Tae-hyung to the vacant managerial position after this season. At the same time, 온라인카지노 the team terminated the contract of head coach Sung Min-kyu. The team decided to start from scratch by appointing a new head coach.
Some people pointed out that the process of appointing a head coach without a general manager was problematic. However, the support for Kim was overwhelming, and the team planned to take a more careful approach to selecting a head coach to support Kim after his appointment.
Many candidates made the cut. But Lotte chose Park, the former head of operations.
Park is a Giants expert. She joined the company through a group recruitment program and listed the Giants as her first choice. Since joining the company, he has worked in public relations, operations, and management support. He was recognized for his abilities early on and has held several key team leader positions. Regardless of the part, she is well-received for her ability to handle tasks. He is a good communicator and has a smooth interpersonal style. At 44 years old, he is still young, which is why Lotte made an unconventional choice. He is also close to President Lee Kang-hoon. They have been working together since Lee was at Lotte Holding.
Park left the Giants after 16 years for personal reasons and built a second life as the CEO of a coffee franchise. But he couldn’t let go of baseball. The Giants invited him back to the ballpark. Lotte is out of the dark ages and ready to rebound. It’s important to go back to the basics. While Lotte could have chosen a flashy former player, they chose to do their homework with the man who knew the inside best. It’s a decision that will surely bolster the Kim Tae-hyung-centered field.