All posts tagged "CEO"

  • Hyundai Motor Group Chairman Chung Mong-koo (Yonhap
    Hyundai chairman highest paid S. Korean CEO, $6 million over 9 months

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — Chairman of Hyundai Motor Group Chung Mong-koo topped the list of highest-paid owners and chief executive officers of large conglomerates in South Korea, data showed Monday. The 77-year-old was paid a sum of 7...

    • Posted November 17, 2015
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  • Rim Ji-hoon, 35, head of investment firm K Cube Ventures, will become the new CEO of Daum Kakao, the company said on Aug. 10, 2015. (Yonhap)
    Daum Kakao appoints S. Korea’s youngest CEO

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The South Korean company behind popular mobile messenger app Kakao Talk named a 34-year-old startup investor as CEO who will be the country’s youngest corporate boss. Rim Ji-hoon was named CEO of...

    • Posted August 10, 2015
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  • Kazuo Hirai, president and CEO of Sony, speaks during a news conference at the International CES on Monday, Jan. 5, 2015, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
    Sony Corp. CEO breaks silence on ‘The Interview’ hack

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Sony Corp.’s top corporate executive on Monday condemned the recent hacking assault against its film division, saying his employees were victims of a “vicious and malicious cyberattack,” while adding that he’s proud of...

    • Posted January 6, 2015
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  • CEO of JYP Entertainment, Park Jin-young (Korea Times File)
    JYP CEO says the company has no time for ‘talented brats’

    Music mogul and JYP Entertainment CEO Park Jin-young says his company has remained relatively free of controversy and adds that this is because it “does not hire talented brats.” “I don’t go for talented kids but only...

    • Posted November 6, 2014
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  • Apple CEO Tim Cook discusses the new Apple product line-up during an event at Apple headquarters on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014 in Cupertino, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
    [BUSINESSWEEK] Apple CEO Tim Cook: ‘I’m proud to be gay’

      Throughout my professional life, I’ve tried to maintain a basic level of privacy. I come from humble roots, and I don’t seek to draw attention to myself. Apple is already one of the most closely watched companies...

    • Posted October 30, 2014
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  • newtvceo
    New TV CEOs in Korea face independence questions

    By Kim Tong-hyung Journalists are expressing increasing frustration over the continuing Korean practice of parachuting presidential cronies into CEO spots at television companies, which they believe have irrevocably damaged the credibility of networks, such as MBC. The...

    • Posted March 7, 2014
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