Former iKON member B.I has been officially appointed as an executive director of IOK Company, home to numerous celebrities.
According to IOK Company’s press release from September 11, IOK Company’s 21st extraordinary shareholders meeting would be held today, September 28. During the meeting, B.I would be appointed as an executive director of the company.
A total of 8 executive directors were appointed today, with B.I being the youngest of them all by a full seven years. His position as an executive director will remain for three years. IOK Company is home to celebrities such as Jo In Sung, Ji Suk Jin, Moon Hee Jun, and Lee Young Ja.
In addition, it was noted that B.I is currently listed as an artist under the agency 131 Label, which is rumored to be a label he established himself. Following his departure from YG Entertainment and iKON, he has been uploading music on his personal Soundcloud account, which also refers to 131. His most recent release was on September 3.
His fans have been so excited about the news, they crashed the website, rendering it unable to be accessed by anyone.
B.I’s fans have also been sending their congratulations to him for his new position, trending the hashtag “#ExecutiveDirectorKimHanbin”.
Hanbin appointed as an executive director of IOK Ent. Today after the general shareholder meeting. We are so proud of what you have accomplished!
— iKON PHILIPPINES (@YG_iKONph) September 28, 2020
Congratulations KIM HANBIN! You may not be the leader or part of iKON anymore but the whole world knew how iKONICS still consider you as part of the group. Don't worry we will still continue to support you and the group on their future works. https://t.co/Y5ifGlckw5
— 🅈🄶 🄲🄷🄰🅁🅃🅂 🄶🄻🄾🄱🄰🄻 (@charts_yg) September 28, 2020
Songwriter Of The Year ✔
Production Of The Year w/ iKON ✔
Executive Director of a Company ✔
— nicole (@ygewhy) September 28, 2020
IOK Ent. 사내이사 취임을 진심으로 축하합니다.🎉🎉
— 비아이 팬베이스 Still여전해 (@still131fan) September 28, 2020
Kim Hanbin is now an official Executive Director for IOK Company. The shareholder confirmed it, meaning they got the news first afterwards. Congratulations to Kim Hanbin, we'll forever be proud of you!!!!!!!
— thea (@godsftkjh) September 28, 2020