Hyung-jin Joo has been in the electronic vehicle (EV) charging business industry for over 10 years. He started the EV charging business in POSCO ICT Corp., a major ICT company in Korea and then spin-off to ChargEV corp. in 2019. His background is IT engineering and Energy Storage System business. Before joining POSCO ICT Corp., he worked at Alcatel-Lucent Corp.
ChargEV spun off from POSCO ICT in 2019, and its major shareholders are POSCO ICT and KT. The company has business relationships with several manufacturer such as Hyundai Motors, BMW, Mercedes Benz, Jaguar Landrover, and Nissan. ChargeEV now has11,000 charging points and more than 60,000 subscribers.