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SK Chairman Lauds SK hynix Performance

SK Chairman Lauds SK hynix Performance

SEOUL, Oct. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — Chey Tae-won, chairman of SK Group, showed special attachment to SK hynix Inc. as the company held a completion ceremony for the M15 production line at the SK hynix factory in Cheongju, North Chungcheong Province. Chey bought Hynix Semiconductors Inc. for 3.4 trillion won six years ago, changing the [...]

SK hynix Becomes Key Affiliate of Parent Conglomerate 6 years After Merger

SK hynix Becomes Key Affiliate of Parent Conglomerate 6 years After Merger

SEOUL, Mar. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean chipmaker SK hynix Inc. has emerged as a key affiliate of SK Group by making up nearly half of the conglomerates’ market capitalization, industry watchers said Monday. SK hynix, purchased by SK Group exactly six years ago, when the company posted a net loss of 159 billion [...]

“Value”, “Customer”, “Innovation” Keywords of Choice Among Conglomerate Heads

“Value”, “Customer”, “Innovation” Keywords of Choice Among Conglomerate Heads

SEOUL, Jan. 3 (Korea Bizwire) – Aside from “business”, “value”, “customer” and “innovation” were the keywords most commonly uttered by the leaders of South Korea’s top 10 conglomerates in their New Year’s addresses. Data provided by leadership assessment service CEOscore revealed that after “business”, which was uttered a leading 32 times, value, customer and innovation [...]

SK Group Plans Joint Growth with Suppliers, Contributes to Domestic Consumption

SK Group Plans Joint Growth with Suppliers, Contributes to Domestic Consumption

SEOUL, Jul. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Group will take steps to boost domestic consumption, including encouraging its employees to take long vacations and facilitate growth of subcontractors, corporate sources said Thursday. CEOs of the group’s key subsidiaries met in Seoul on Tuesday where they discussed enhancing work effectiveness and contributing to spurring local demand, [...]

SK Mulls Investments in Tianjin Industrial Projects

SK Mulls Investments in Tianjin Industrial Projects

SEOUL, Jul. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Group Chairman Chey Tae-won recently met with government officials in China to discuss possible investments in a variety of business sectors, the company said Sunday. On Friday, SK Chairman Chey had meetings with officials from the Tianjin City to share views on petrochemicals, semiconductors, environment-friendly energy and bio [...]

Head of SK Says Toshiba Deal is ‘Not Finished’

Head of SK Says Toshiba Deal is ‘Not Finished’

SEOUL, June 23 (Korea Bizwire) – SK Group Chairman Chey Tae-won said Friday its semiconductor arm’s move to join the acquisition of Toshiba Corp.’s chip business is “not finished,” hinting there are still challenges moving forward. The remark came as a global consortium including South Korea’s SK hyinx Inc. was tapped as the preferred bidder [...]

SK China Appoints Ex-Investment Banker as CEO in Major Shake-Up

SK China Appoints Ex-Investment Banker as CEO in Major Shake-Up

SEOUL, May 16 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Group has appointed Jerry Wu, a former financial expert in investment banking, as the new CEO of SK China as part of a major shake-up to revamp its business strategy amid Chinese economic sanctions and anti-South Korean sentiment over the deployment of a THAAD missile defense system, the [...]