Seok-Rae Cho

Former Chairman & Co-Chief Executive Officer at Hyosung Corp.

Seok-Rae Cho

Seok-Rae Cho

Former Chairman & Co-Chief Executive Officer at Hyosung Corp.

Overview
Career Highlights

Pacific Basin Economic Council
Korea Economic Research Institute
Korea-Denmark Economic Collaboration Committee

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454

Number of Boards

9

Birthday

11/1935

Age

84

Number of Awards

1

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President at Illinois Institute of Technology

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Co-President, Co-Chief Executive Officer & Director at Hyosung Corp.

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Chairman at Hankook Technology Group Co., Ltd.

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at The Starr Foundation

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Co-President & Director at Hyosung Corp.

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Former Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at Sargent & Lundy LLC

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Industry Professor, Director, IIT Stuart Center for Financial Markets at Illinois Institute of Technology

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President at Gyeonggi Research Institute

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Fund Advisor at Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co.

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Co-Founder & Vice Chairman at Harrison Real Estate

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Former Chairman & Co-Chief Executive Officer at Hyosung Corp.
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Hankook Tire (CEO: Seung Hwa Suh) is the seventh largest and one of the fastest growing tire manufacturers in the world. It produces innovative, superior quality, and high performance radial tires for passenger cars, 4x4, SUVs, light trucks, campers, trucks, buses and for automobile motorsport. It invests approximately five per cent of revenue in research and development and develops cutting-edge technologies through its five global R&D Centers meeting regional customer demands and enhancing customer satisfaction. Selling in 185 countries around the world, the company has more than 14,000 employees. Approximately 70 percent of revenue comes from growing overseas sales. Hankook Tire Co., Ltd. Fast Facts Seventh largest tire manufacturer in the world. Recorded sales of USD 3.7 billion in 2008, an increase of 5.1 percent from USD 3.5 billion in 2007 Hankook plans to increase production globally by 5 million units, manufacturing 78 million tires in 2009 Developer and manufacturer of radial tires for passenger cars, light trucks (SUVs, RVs, etc.), trucks, buses and motorsports vehicles; it aims to produce 74 million tires in 2008 and currently sells tires in 185 countries with 14,000 employees globally 5 production facilities, located in China, Hungary and Korea 60 sales offices, 13 sales subsidiaries, five R &D centers, two OE offices 6 percent of employees dedicated to and 5 percent of its revenues invested in R&D Performing remarkably in China’s passenger-car radial-tire market, with a 25 percent share, making it the market leade

Education
Class of 1966

Illinois Institute of Technology is a national, technological, Ph.D.-granting research university, with world-renowned programs in engineering, architecture, the sciences, humanities, psychology, business, law, and design. Founded in 1940 and tracing its roots back to the 1890s with the foundings of Armour Institute of Technology and Lewis Institute, IIT brings a focused, interdisciplinary approach to education, including the Interprofessional Projects Program.

Bachelor's Degree in Applied Chemistry
Class of 1959

Waseda University is a Tokyo-based private university that offers various degree programs. As the second private university to be founded in Japan, Waseda University is considered to be one of Japan's most prestigious universities, consistently ranking amongst the top universities in Japanese university rankings. The University has many notable alumni in Japan, with seven Prime Ministers of Japan and many CEOs, including Tadashi Yanai, the CEO of UNIQLO and wealthiest man in Japan. Waseda University's main campus is located in the Nishi-Waseda district of Shinjuku. Apart from the main campus in Shinjuku, It has other campuses around the country, including Toyama Campus and Nishi-Waseda Campus in Shinjuku; Nihonbashi Campus in Chuo-ku; Higashifushimi Campus in Nishitokyo; Tokorozawa Campus in Tokorozawa; Honjo Campus in Honjo, Saitama; and Kitakyushu Campus in Kitakyushu, Fukuoka. The university has more than fifty thousand students and staff, comprising 13 undergraduate schools, 23 graduate schools, and other research and affiliated institutes, and is one of the 13 universities in the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology's ""Global 30"" Project. It has partnerships with more than 600 universities and tertiary institutions, with many international students studying abroad at Waseda University each year. Established in 1882 as the Tokyo College by Okuma Shigenobu, the school was renamed Waseda University in 1902 after the founder's hometown village.

Attendee
Class of 1959
Attendee
Started 1948
Memberships
Adjunct Member
2000 - Current
Career History
Chairman & Co-Chief Executive Officer
Prior - 2017

HYOSUNG Corp. engages in variety of industrial and technology business areas. It operates through the following business divisions: Information and Communication, Finance, Pump Manufacturing, and Imported Car Dealing and Others. The Information and Communication business division offers automated financial services and products such as automated teller machine and certificate of deposits. The Finance business division operates as a loan-specialized financial business which offers loan services including guarantees, corporate bonds and bills. The Pump Manufacturing business division offers pumps for fluid transportation of different industries. The Imported Car Dealing business division imports, sells and repairs cars. The Others business division engages in the management of subsidiaries and investment in shares. The company was founded on November 3, 1966 and is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea.

President, Tongyang Nylon Co., Ltd
Prior

TONGYANG, Inc. engages in the provision of construction and building materials. It operates through the following divisions: Construction Material, Construction, Plant, and Fabric. The Contruction Material division provides ready mixed concrete to be delivered construction sites. Contruction division offers buildings, roads, ports, and other construction services. Plant division provides engineering, procurement, and construction serivces of power plants. The Fabric divison offers span bond and acrylic yarns. The company was founded on August 25, 1955 and is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea.

Boards & Committees
Board Member
Current
Non-Executive Director
2011 - Prior

Capro Corp. engages in the manufacture and sale of caprolactam and ammonium sulfate. Its products include Caprolactam, ammonlum sulphate, ammonlum sulphate nitrate, and methylethylketoxime. The company was founded on December 30, 1969 and is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea.

Chairman & Co-Chief Executive Officer
Prior

HYOSUNG Corp. engages in variety of industrial and technology business areas. It operates through the following business divisions: Information and Communication, Finance, Pump Manufacturing, and Imported Car Dealing and Others. The Information and Communication business division offers automated financial services and products such as automated teller machine and certificate of deposits. The Finance business division operates as a loan-specialized financial business which offers loan services including guarantees, corporate bonds and bills. The Pump Manufacturing business division offers pumps for fluid transportation of different industries. The Imported Car Dealing business division imports, sells and repairs cars. The Others business division engages in the management of subsidiaries and investment in shares. The company was founded on November 3, 1966 and is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea.

Member, International Board of Overseers
1996 - Current

Illinois Institute of Technology is a national, technological, Ph.D.-granting research university, with world-renowned programs in engineering, architecture, the sciences, humanities, psychology, business, law, and design. Founded in 1940 and tracing its roots back to the 1890s with the foundings of Armour Institute of Technology and Lewis Institute, IIT brings a focused, interdisciplinary approach to education, including the Interprofessional Projects Program.

Chairman
1980 - Current
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Waseda University
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