Korean Register elects new Chairman & CEO

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Dr Chon korean register krAt an extraordinary meeting of the general assembly, the Korean Register of Shipping (KR) yesterday elected Dr Chon Young-kee as its new Chairman & CEO.  The general assembly oversees the running of KR and comprises 86 voting members.

Prior to election, Dr Chon served as executive vice president of KR’s technical division and this is the first time in KR’s 53 year history that an internal appointment to Chairman and CEO has been made.

Dr Chon formerly takes over from outgoing Chairman and CEO, Dr Oh Kong-gyun, who has served two three-year terms.