On the 9th (KST), Riot Games announced that the head of Riot Games Korea passed away. It was revealed that his cause of death was liver cancer.
Park joined Riot Korea in 2014 after his tenure at CJ E&M, under their global marketing team. In 2015, he was in charge of Riot’s publishing team, was appointed as the CEO of Riot Korea on Jan. 1st of 2019, where he oversaw the reveal of Riot’s newest game titles, and LoL esports.
He was battling liver cancer for the majority of last year, yet carried on with his responsibilities with Riot until the end of 2019. Riot has announced that Park has passed away today due to health issues, and nothing else in relation to his position has been decided.
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