Investment Info

Board of Directors

BOD Composition

Status of Directors
Name Gender Date of Birth Title Registration
as an Executive
Type Duty Stocks Owned Relation with the
Largest
Shareholder
Date of the First
Appointment
Term Recommen
dation
SEO, GANG HYUN Male Jan. 1968 President Registered Full-time CEO;
Head of BOD
2,000 Registered
Executive of Affiliate
Dec. 28, 2023
(Dec. 28, 2023)
2.3 Years BOD
KIM, WEON BAE Male Jan. 1966 Executive Vice President Registered Full-time Head of Plate Business Division - Registered
Executive of Affiliate
Mar. 22, 2023
(Mar. 22, 2023)
3 Years BOD
KIM, SANG YONG Male Feb. 1965 Independent Director Registered Part-time Management Consultation - Registered
Executive of Affiliate
Mar. 23, 2021
(Mar. 16, 2018)
3 Years Nomination
Committee
HONG, KYUNG TAE Male Aug. 1957 Independent Director Registered Part-time Management Consultation - Registered
Executive of Affiliate
Mar. 23, 2022
(Mar. 22, 2019)
3 Years Nomination
Committee
YOO, JUNG HAN Male Dec. 1969 Independent Director Registered Part-time Management Consultation 1,000 Registered
Executive of Affiliate
Mar. 23, 2021
(Mar. 23, 2021)
3 Years Nomination
Committee
JAHNG, GEUM JOO Female Aug. 1971 Independent Director Registered Part-time Management Consultation 1,000 Registered
Executive of Affiliate
Mar. 23, 2021
(Mar. 23, 2021)
3 Years Nomination
Committee
PARK, JI SOON Male Jan. 1967 Independent Director Registered Part-time Management Consultation - Registered
Executive of Affiliate
Mar. 23, 2022
(Mar. 23, 2022)
3 Years Nomination
Committee

Executive Directors

  • SEO, GANG HYUN
    서강현 이사
    • CEO, President
    • Chairperson of BOD of Hyundai Steel
    • Bachelor’s degree in International Economics at Seoul National University
    • Former) Head of Planning and Finance Management Division and Executive Vice President at Hyundai Motor
    • Director Seo Gang-hyun, President and CEO of Hyundai Steel, was newly appointed at an ad hoc shareholder’s meeting in 2023 and serves as the chairperson of the BOD. His appointment is based on his expertise in planning finance management with his extensive career as an executive of the company and is expected to fulfill his role since he has deep understanding of the industry and the company, obtained while serving as Head of Finance Management Division of Hyundai Steel from 2019 to 2020.
  • KIM, WEON BAE
    KIM, WEON BAE
    • Head of Plate Business Division, Executive Vice President
    • Bachelor’s degree in Metallurgical Engineering at Dong-a University
    • Former) Head of Blast Furnace Business Division, Senior Vice President
    • Director Kim Weon-bae, Head of Plate Business Division and Executive Vice President of Hyundai Steel, was newly appointed as a member of the BOD at the 58th regular shareholders’ meeting. He was elected to lead the expansion of technological capability of blast furnace production and development of new materials and future technologies since his service as Head of Hot Rolling and Cold Rolling Business Division and Head of Suncheon Plant has equipped him with extensive experiences and expertise in sales and production of blast furnace products and he is currently leading Hyundai Steel’s Plate Business Division, which is a key division of the company.

Independent Directors

  • KIM, SANG YONG
    KIM, SANG  YONG
    • Professor of Business Administration at Korea University
    • Doctor of Business Administration at Duke University
    • Former) President of Korean Marketing Association(2017-2019)
    • Director Kim Sang-yong was newly appointed as a member at the 53rd annual shareholders' meeting and reappointed was made at the 56th meeting. As a professor of Business Administration at Korean University, director Kim also serves as a member of Transparent Management Committee, a shareholder rights advocate and head of Compensation Committee in BOD, providing professional advisory in management field.
  • HONG, KYUNG TAE
    HONG, KYUNG TAE
    • Research Specialist at Korea Institute of Science and Technology
    • Doctor of Materials Engineering at KAIST(Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology)
    • Former) President of Korean Metallurgical Materials Association(2018)
    • Director Hong Kyung-tae was newly appointed as a member at the 54th annual shareholders' meeting and reappointed at the 57th meeting. Currently, he works as research expert at KAIST, a member of Audit Committee and Independent Director Candidate Recommendation Committee and head of Transparent Management Committee in BOD. Director Hong is a specialist in steel sector with career of president of Korea Metal Materials Association, offering professional knowledge in metallurgy.
  • YOO, JUNG HAN
    YOO. JUNG HAN
    • Professor of Architecture Department at Seoul National University of Science & Technology
    • Ph.D. in civil and environmental engineering at the University of Washington.
    • Vice Chairman of the Korean Society for Steel Structure (2019-2021)
    • Director Yoo Jung-han was newly appointed as a member at the 56th annual shareholders' meeting, serving as a member of Audit Committee and Transparent Management Committee. Director Yoo is a professor of Architecture Department at Seoul National University of Science & Technology, providing specialized opinion on building structures or new steel materials by actively participating in activities from academic institutes including Korea Institute of Steel Structure and Korea Society of Spatial Structure. He formerly worked at a construction company(LH) where he also built expertise on critical areas related to production of steel and steel structure design for construction purpose.
  • JAHNG, GEUM JOO
    JAHNG. GEUM JOO
    • Professor of the University of Seoul(Accounting)
    • Ph.D. in Business Administration at Yonsei University.
    • Vice President of the Korea Accounting Policy Association (2021)
    • Director Jahng Geum-joo was newly appointed as a member at the 56th annual shareholders' meeting. She serves as a member of Transparent Management Committee, Compensation Committee and head of Audit Committee. As a professor of Business Administration Department at University of Seoul and a certified public accountant, Director Jahng provides professional views in accounting based on her experiences in auditing and activities from Korea Accounting Policy Association for several years.
  • PARK, JI SOON
    PARK. JI SOON
    • Professor of School of Law at Korea University
    • Ph.D. at Augsburg University
    • Former) President of Korean Social Security Law Association
    • Director Park Ji-soon was newly selected as a member at the 57th annual shareholders' meeting. He takes a role of Audit Committee and Transparent Management Committee and head of Independent Director Candidate Recommendation Committee. Director Park is a professor of School of Law at Korea University, seeking solutions to current labor issues and providing professional knowledge to keep a good labor-management relations based on his experiences in National Human Rights Commission and Korean Social Security Law Association.

BSM (Business Skills Matrix)

)(As of the end of December 2023)

BSM (Business Skills Matrix)
Category KIM, SANG YONG HONG, KYUNG TAE YOO, JUNG HAN JAHNG, GEUM JOO PARK, JI SOON SEO, GANG HYUN KIM, WEON BAE Ratio
Leadership O O O O O O O 100%
-CEO Experience O O 29%
-CFO Experience O 14%
Finance · Accounting O O 29%
Economics · Management O O O 43%
Production · R&D O O O 43%
Law · Regulation O 14%
First Appointed Year 2018 2019 2021 2021 2022 2023 2023
Age 58 66 53 52 56 55 57
Gender Male Male Male Female Male Male Male

BOD Operation

BOD Operation
Session Date Agenda Status Participation Ratio
(Total Directors)
Participation
Ratio of
Independent
Directors
Regular 1st Jan. 31, 2023 Approval of the 2022 financial statements and business report
Approval of the 2023 business plan and budget (proposal)
Approval of the transactions between directors and the company
Approval of the 2023 safety and health plan
Approval of the revision of compliance standards
Approved 86% 80%
○ Reported Items
Report on the operational status of the internal accounting management system
Report on the operational status of the voluntary fair trade compliance program
Report on the performances of the compliance assistant
Ad hoc 1st Feb. 21, 2023 Convening of the 58th (2022) Regular Shareholders' Meeting and approval of the agendas presented for discussion

Revision of HR affairs and employment terms and conditions regarding the management
Approved 100% 100%
○ Reported Items
Report on the evaluation result of the operational status of the international accounting management system
Ad hoc 2nd Mar. 22, 2023 Appointment of chairperson of the board of directors Approved 100% 100%
Regular 2nd Apr. 26, 2023 ○ Reported Items
Report on Q1 2023 business results
89% 80%
Ad hoc 3rd Jun. 26, 2023 ○ Reported Items
Report on the result of the first trial at the criminal court on collusive tender in Public Procurement bidding
89% 80%
Regular 3rd Jul. 26, 2023 Approval on selling the Chinese office in Beijing Approved 100% 100%
○ Reported Items
Report on 2023 first half business results
Report on the operational status of the voluntary fair trade compliance program
Report on performances of the compliance assistant
Ad hoc 4th Sep. 26, 2023 Approval of affiliate establishment Approved 100% 100%
Regular 4th Oct. 25, 2023 Approval of investment in another corporate body
Approval of the 2023 limit on 2024 corporate bond issuance
Approved 100% 100%
○ Reported Items
Report on Q3 2023 business results
Ad hoc 5th Nov. 17, 2023 Convening of the 2023 Ad Hoc Shareholders' Meeting and approval of submitted agendas
Appointment of CEO
Approved 100% 100%
Ad hoc 6th Dec. 28, 2023 Appointment of the chairperson of the board of directors
Appointment of CEO
Appointment of members of the Independent Director Recommendation Committee
Approval of director's concurrent engagement
Approved 100% 100%