H. S. Cho
President, Industrial Materials Performance Group
H.S. Cho is the President of the Industrial Materials Performance Group and Executive Vice-President of the Corporate Strategy Center of the Hyosung Group, a global enterprise with more than 20,000 employees and over 65 networks worldwide. The Group's business areas are chemical fibre, industrial materials, chemicals, heavy industrial system, IT, trading, retailing, finance, construction and environment, with an annual turnover over US$ 12.6 billion. Previously, Cho worked at Bain in Tokyo and Seoul, at NTT Communications in Tokyo and at Marubeni in Tokyo. He was selected an Asia 21 Global Young Leader by the Asia Society of USA in 2006 and a Member of the Asian Young Global Leaders' Forum by the Korea/Japan/China Foundation in 2005. In 2007, he was selected as a Board Member of Young Friends of the Museum, which is a junior advisory board for the National Museum of Korea. He has also been a Member of the Young Presidents' Organization since 2005. Cho holds a BA in Economics from Brown University and Yonsei University.