Seo Jung-jin, co-founder and chairman of Celltrion. Photo: Celltrion Seo Jung-jin, co-founder and chairman of Celltrion. Photo: Celltrion
Seo Jung-jin, co-founder and chairman of Celltrion. Photo: Celltrion

Pfizer isn’t the only pharmaceutical company with a Covid-19 vaccine – South Korea’s Celltrion does too, but who’s the biotech billionaire behind it?

He started at Samsung and Daewoo Motors, but when Seo Jung-jin lost his job he turned to biosimilars, even borrowing money from loan sharks to fund his company – now he’s the second-richest man in South Korea

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Seo Jung-jin, co-founder and chairman of Celltrion. Photo: Celltrion Seo Jung-jin, co-founder and chairman of Celltrion. Photo: Celltrion
Seo Jung-jin, co-founder and chairman of Celltrion. Photo: Celltrion
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