Golfer Christie Kerr Becomes Global Ambassador for Hana Financial Group

February 8, 2012

Hana Financial Group, Korea’s second largest financial institution has signed LPGA professional golfer Cristie Kerr as global ambassador for the 2012 golf season.

As Hana Financial Group continues to enhance its global footprint, the partnership with Kerr is designed to raise brand awareness, especially in the American sports and business community.

“We are pleased to announce our partnership with such a revered athlete as Cristie Kerr,” said Mr. Yong-Ro Yun, current vice chairman of Hana Financial Group. “As Hana Financial Group continues to raise awareness of its services in the US, we are happy to have an ambassador that is so accomplished and respected in her field.”

“I am proud to represent a great corporation like Hana Financial Group, whose brand and corporate leadership stand for integrity, hard work and excellence, qualities I admire and aspire to exhibit,” said Kerr. “Hana Financial Group also has demonstrated an unwavering support for women’s golf and charitable causes, making this partnership a strong fit.”

Kerr has been one of the top female golf performers and one of the most popular players on tour over the past decade. Kerr’s achievements include 15 professional career wins, including two Major Championships. She rose to the #1 spot in the official world ranking in the 2010 season and has been ranked in the top ten for a remarkable 407 consecutive weeks, leading her to become the 4th highest money winner of all time in women’s professional golf.