Institute for Corean-American Studies, Inc.
David L. Kim
Asian Marketing and Community Relations
We are pleased to share with you that David L. Kim will address at the
ICAS Summer Symposium 2006: The Korean Diaspora which will be held on August 5, 2006
at Montgomery County Community College, Blue Bell, Pennsylvania.
David L. Kim is the director of Asian Marketing & Community Relations at Anheuser-Busch, Inc., the
St. Louis-based brewer of the world's largest-selling beers – Budweiser and Bud
Light. The company is a major manufacturer of aluminum cans and one of the largest
theme park operators in the United States.
Based in St Louis at headquarters, David manages and directs Asian marketing strategies with internal departments to
build brand awareness, image and loyalty. He is responsible for developing and managing
the company's national corporate and community relations programs related to ethnic
and emerging markets domestically and internationally. Additional responsibilities
include working with subsidiaries on domestic and international sales and marketing,
government affairs, labor, advertising, and public and media relations as well as
providing direct and confidential assistance to the vice president of Community
Relations on issues of strategic and financial planning of the Company. David first
joined Anheuser-Busch in 1992 as a regional manager of Corporate Relations, based
in New York City.
David graduated from Duke University with an A.B. in Political
Science and attended Columbia University Graduate School of International and Public
Affairs. In addition to working at the New York City Mayor's Commission for Protocol
during the Koch Administration and The New York Daily News, he has worked in Korea
at The Korea Herald and the Kyungnam University Institute for Far Eastern Studies
David is an officer of several boards including: chairman of the National
Asian Pacific Center on Aging (Seattle); chairman of the Business Advisory Council
of the Organization of Chinese Americans (Washington, DC); vice-chairman of the
Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies (Washington, DC); immediate
past chairman of the National Advisory Council of the Asian American Justice Center
(Washington, DC). He also serves on the boards of the International Institute and
the University of Missouri International Affairs Advisory Committee in St Louis
and the Columbia College Center for Asian Arts and Media in Chicago as well as the
national board of the Korean American Coalition in Los Angeles.
David has served
on the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American National Advisory Group that produced
a report and recommendations for the development of the Asian Pacific program at
the Smithsonian Institution and recently completed a two-year Presidential appointment
to the Small Business Administration, National Advisory Board, Executive Committee
He has been recognized by several organizations such as the Korean American
Coalition, the Korean American Alliance, and the National Korean American Grocers
Association. In 2003, David received the New York State Governor's Award for Excellence
in Community Service.
David is a frequent speaker at marketing and corporate philanthropy
seminars and panels across the country, such as the inaugural KASCON conference
in 1986 and more recently at the Chicago Council of Foreign Relations.
Sang Joo Kim / signed
Sr. Fellow & Executive Vice President