|▲ Seaohsun / Wowbaby / CEO Gwon Dae-han|
Back in the days, people shared things even though they were struggling to survive day by day. Today, people are much better off but they seem to share less than before. In this respect, it is worth mentioning that Gwon Dae-han, CEO of Seaohsun and Wowbaby, is more famous for his generous heart than his entrepreneurship.
Seaohsun is a company making and selling dietary supplements and health functional devices. Some of the hot sellers are yellow dye extracts, 100% naturally ripened yellow dye vinegars and skin and body cares. Inhabited in southern coasts of the Korean Peninsula, yellow dye is rich in vitamin C and known to help circulate blood, fight against cancer, increase concentration and prevent diabetes. Seaohsun has numerous patents, certificates and marks including HACCP and CGMP (Current Good Manufacturing Practices).
Wowbaby is a company making and selling baby carriages and accessories such as covers, hip seats and warmers. All products are handmade and the covers are compatible with many kinds of baby carriages sold on the market. The Stokke cover in particular was sold more than 10,000 within 3 months of the release on the market and received excellent reviews from moms. Other notable covers are Quinny, Ryan and Bugaboo and Su while Greco Duo Glide cover, released January 2019, had made for Rakuten, a Japanese electronic commerce and online retailing company based in Tokyo.
Wowbaby made appearance on YTN and MTN and has won a number prizes: 2012 Brand Awards in the baby goods category, 2013 Korea Future Management Awards in the baby goods brand category, and 2019 Korea Baby and Children Industry Awards in the baby carriage seat category. Also in July 2016, Wowbaby made a strong presence at the Shanghai CBME China 2016 (Children Baby Maternity Expo), the largest scale baby and children fair in the world.
Gwon is as good a man of generosity as of entrepreneurship: he is donating 100 won (0.09 USD) per item sold to Kookhakwon (Institute for Traditional Korean Culture Studies); he is also serving as Chairman of the Kookhakwon Operation Committee, an advisor of the National Unification Advisory Council, a mentor of Benjamin School for Character Education, the Co-CEO of Environment & People, and Chairman of the Kookhakkigong Association.
“It is my philosophy to grow with all members of our society from baby and children to youth and adults through excellent products and sharing things with people in need. This way, we can make a better society and I will do my part to make contributions” says Gwon. PowerKorea
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