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CHEY, TAE WON

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 CHEY, TAE WON

 CHEY, TAE WON

CHAIRMAN & CEO, SK CORPORATION

Tae Won Chey, Chairman of SK Group, Korea's third largest conglomerate and one of the leading business organizations in Asia. In this role, Mr. Chey oversees and unites over 60 companies, primarily focused on the energy, chemicals, telecommunications, and trading/services industries, which comprise the Group. Through a visionary management philosophy, which concentrates on encouraging positive system changes and entrepreneurial spirit, Mr. Chey cultivates and leverages synergies and relationships among SK’s businesses to support the group’s continued growth and success in key areas such as energy exploration and production, advanced mobile communications, and thoughtful expansion into key international markets. He was appointed Chairman of the Board and CEO in 1998. With his innovative and dynamic leadership style, Mr. Chey continues to lead the group to move beyond Asia Pacific which combined sales revenue of KRW 60 trillion in 2005. Recognized as a thought leader and visionary, Mr. C hey was named as one of the “Global Leaders for Tomorrow” at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, in 1999. He also served as one of co- chairs of the East Asia Economic Summit 2002 in Malaysia, the Asian regional forum of WEF. Mr. Chey holds a B.A. in Physics from Korea University and completed a Ph.D. program in Economics at the University of Chicago.