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NH Futures CEO Lee Chang-ho, fifth from right, pumps his fist along with company officials at a strawberry farm near Seoul on April 28. Photo courtesy of NH Futures

Futures company carries out CSR activities

NH Futures officials visited a strawberry farm near Seoul to offer helping hands to farmers there as a part of its corporate social responsibility activities.

The company designed the work because farmers suffer from a shortage of hands as many foreign workers left the country amid the novel COVID-19 coronavirus.

Our farmers face various difficulties. NH Futures officials will continue to help them down the road,” NH Futures CEO Lee Chang-ho said in a statement.

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.