SOURCE: Fortune Korea

January 12, 2011 21:46 ET

UPDATE: Fortune Korea Announces "The Most Powerful Business Leaders in Korea 2011"

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA--(Marketwire - January 12, 2011) - Fortune Korea announced 40 of 'The Most Powerful Business Leaders in Korea 2011,' including Yoon-Dae Euh from KB Financial Group, Inc.

The president of Fortune Korea and Han-Kook Ilbo, Jong-Sung Lee, celebrated the 40 winners of the award on December 23, 2010 at Hilton Hotel in Seoul. He said, "The CEOs in the private sector were the most vital people for Korea's economic growth during the global recession, and 40 CEOs of this award especially proved in their leadership that active pioneer spirit and vigorous challenge against obstacles can turn hard times into opportunities." 

The ceremony was accompanied by 300 leaders of various other institutions, including Ki-Soo Lee, the chancellor of Korea University, and Sang-Dae Lee, the president of Korea Press Culture Institute.

Along with the announcement, Fortune Korea also published its latest book, "Great CEO, Great Challenge," sharing the stories behind the success of these 40 CEOs and their companies.

The following are the recipients of 'The Most powerful business leaders in Korea 2011.'

  • MIRAE ASSET SECURITIES Co., Ltd. (KSE: 037620) (Hyun-Man Choi)
  • Mr. PIZZA, Inc. (KOSDAQ: 065150) (Woo-Hyun Jung)
  • BUSAN BANK Co., Ltd. (KSE: 005280) (Jang-Ho Lee)
  • BC CARD Co., Ltd. (Hyuong-Duck Jang)
  • SAMJONG KPMG, Inc. (Young-Gak Yun)
  • SSANGBANGWOOL&TRYGROUP, Inc. (KSE: 102280) (Je-Sung Choi)
  • ASIANA AIRLINES, Inc. (KSE: 020560) (Young-Doo Yoon)
  • SFA Engineering Corp. (KOSDAQ: 056190) (Jin Won)
  • STX Business Group. (KSE: 011810) (Duk-Soo Kang)
  • NH INVESTMENT & SECURITIES Co., Ltd. (KSE: 016420) (Hoi-Dong Jung)
  • LIG Non-life Insurance Co., Ltd. (KSE: 002550) (Ja-Joon Koo)
  • LG Electronics Co., Ltd. (KSE: 066570) (Jeong-Hwan Lee)
  • Oriental Brewery Co., Ltd. (Nathan, Yi)
  • OLYMPUSKOREA Co., Ltd. (IL-Seok Bang)
  • WooriFinance Holdings Co., Ltd. (Pal-Seung Lee)
  • Woongjin Coway Co., Ltd. (KSE: 021240) (Joon-Kee Hong)
  • GS Engineering & Construction Corp. (KSE: 006360) (Myung-Soo Huh)
  • KB Financial Group, Inc. (KSE: 105560) (Yoon-Dae Euh)
  • POSCO (KSE: 005490) (Jun-Yang Jung)
  • KOREA ELECTRICAL SAFETY CORPORATION. (In-Bae Lim)
  • HANSAE YES24 HOLDINGS Co., Ltd. (KSE: 016450) (Dng-Nyung Kim)
  • HYUNDAI ELEVATOR Co. Ltd. (KSE: 017800) (Jin-Chul Song)
  • FILA KOREA Ltd. (KSE: 081660) (Yoon-Soo Yoon)
  • GLAMI Co., Ltd. (Jong-Hyun Nam)
  • VGX International, Inc. (Byong-Jin Kim)
  • BT&I., Inc. (KOSDAQ: 048550) (Kyoung-Ae Song)
  • SAMKOO, Inc. (Byong-Jin Kim)
  • SEEHO VISION GROUP. (Tae-Ok Kim)
  • SHINYOUNG Technology Co., Ltd. (Doo-Young Choi)
  • ATLASBX Co., Ltd. (KOSDAQ: 023890) (Jong-Chul Lee)
  • Moon Development & Marketing Co., Ltd. (Joo-Hyun Moon)
  • Auroraworld Corp. (Heui-Yul Noh)
  • ORIENT BIO, Inc. (KSE: 002630) (Jae-Jin Chang)
  • Online tour Co., Ltd. (Hye-Won Park)
  • YUYANG D&U Co., Ltd. (KSE: 011690) (Sang-Ok Kim)
  • Korea Medical Devices Industry Association. (Dai-Young Yoon)
  • JANGSOO Industry Co., Ltd. (Chang-Hwan Choi)
  • JOINT YOOCHANG Thermal Systems Co., Ltd. (Chang-Yop Ahn)
  • GYMWORLD Co. Ltd. (Kee-Young Park)
  • DURIWILL, Co., Ltd. (Sang-Doo Park)

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