Yuyu Pharma, Inc. is one of the leading innovators and marketers of pharmaceutical products, medical devices, health supplements and cosmetics in South Korea and Asia. Yuyu's mission is to improve quality life by providing the most effective and safe medical treatments in the market.
Yuyu Pharma was established in 1941 during the Second World War, with the founding idea to relieve the nation from disease and poverty by developing medicines that would enhance health and improve quality of life. The noble idea of Yuyu’s founder, CEO Teukhan Yu, has evolved over the years into a mission of health enhancement and improved quality of life, which has guided Yuyu throughout its history of more than 70 years.
Yuyu Pharma has been listed on the Korean Stock Exchange since 1975 and recently opened an office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in 2013. The company plans to expand into Indonesia, Singapore, the Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam by 2020. For future product development, the company has adopted the practice of open innovation by building creative, long-term partnerships with health companies, universities, and hospitals in Korea and plans to expand such partnerships to other institutions around the Asian region.