Singapore, 5 June 2014 – In the next episode of CNBC Meets, presenter Tania Bryer travels to Hong Kong to sit down with one of Asia’s most successful businesswomen, Sung-Joo Kim, Chief Visionary Officer and Chairperson of luxury fashion brand MCM Holdings AG and Sungjoo Group.

The 30-minute interview will premiere in Asia Pacific on June 7 at 5pm (SIN/HK) and excerpts will be available online. The programme will also air on CNBC’s network in Europe, Middle East and Africa and on CNBC World in the U.S.

Sung-Joo Kim and Tania Bryer

In the programme, Sung-Joo reveals to Tania the challenges of growing up in a male dominated culture in her native South Korea. She tells Tania how she had to overcome both her parent’s disapproval to study in the US and being disinherited to realise her dreams of becoming an independent successful businesswoman.

Sung-Joo’s inspiring path to success was not without personal and financial hardships and it is this incredible story that she tells to Tania.