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Name

Jong-Yong Yun

Education

Graduated from Seoul National University, B.A. in Electronics (1966.2)
Graduated from MIT Sloan School Senior Executive Course (1988.6)

Career

1966. 1
Entered The SAMSUNG Group
1980. 6
Head of The TV Business Division
1981.11
Head of The Video Business Division
1988. 5
Electronics Group / Vice President
1990. 3
Consumer Electronics Business Group / Vice President & Representative Director
1992. 3
Consumer Electronics Business Group / President & Representative Director
1992.12
SAMSUNG Electro-Mechanics Co., Ltd. / President & CEO
1994. 1
SAMSUNG Display Devices Co., Ltd. / President & CEO
1995.11
SAMSUNG Japan Headquarters / President & CEO
1997. 1
SAMSUNG Electronics Co., Ltd. / President & CEO
2000. 1
SAMSUNG Electronics Co., Ltd. / Vice Chairman & CEO

Prizes

1990.11
Bronze Medal for Contribution to Industry by the Government
1992. 5
Gold Medal for Contribution to Industry by the Government
1995. 6
The Prize for The Honourable Engineering Alumnus Graduated from Seoul National University
1998. 5
Outstanding Achievement in Management (IIE)
1999. 6
The Prize for The Most Successful CEO in Korea (Korea Management Association)
2000. 1
The Top 25 Managers of the Year (Business Week)
2000. 1
Asia's Businessman of the Year (Fortune)
2002.11
Asia Business Leader Award (CNBC)
2003. 4
Chang-jo (Gold) Medal for Contribution to Science Technology by the Government
2004. 1
The Best Managers of the Year (Business Week)
2004. 8
Rank No.5 on Asia's 25 Most Powerful People in Business (Fortune)
2005. 3
World's 30 Most Respected CEOs (Barron's)
2005.10
Rank No.1 on Asia's 25 Most Powerful People in Business (Fortune)
2006. 3
World's 30 Most Respected CEOs (Barron's)
2007. 3
World's 30 Most Respected CEOs (Barron's)

Outside Titles

Chairman of The National Academy of Engineering of Korea
Chairman of Korea Electronics Association
Chairman of Board of Directors of The Accreditation Board for Engineering Education of Korea
Chairman of Board of Directors of Korea Electronics Technology Institute
Commissar of The National Science & Technology Council


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