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NH Futures CEO Lee Chang-ho, fourth from left, and other officials take pose at an event designed to help flower growers deal with the dwindling sales due to the recent coronavirus outbreak. Courtesy of NH Futures

Officials hold an event to boost sales of flowers

NH Futures officials hold an event on February 20 to help out flower growers, who face troubles due to declining sales due to the recent coronavirus outbreak.

The Seoul-based outfit delivered flowers to its customers, while encouraging its employees to purchase flowers.

The company plans to carry out various activities to boost the sales of flowers down the road.

The company’s CEO Lee Chang-ho hoped that the good-will activities will support flower growers.

The coronavirus outbreak has generated difficulties for flower growers. We are ready to help them out so that they will be able to grapple with the hardship,” Lee said.

We will continue to put forth efforts to assist them.”

NH Futures is an affiliate of NH Investment & Securities.

NH Securities was launched in 2006 when Sejong Securities was incorporated into the National Agricultural Cooperate Federation, otherwise known as Nonghyup.

Currently, CEO Jeong Young-chae heads the brokerage house, whose largest shareholder is NH Financial Group. Its stake is 76.09 percent.