Chief of Staff to the President (South Korea)

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Chief of Staff to the President of the Republic of Korea
대통령비서실장
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Incumbent
Noh Young-min

since 9 January 2019
Office of the President
AppointerPresident of South Korea
Term lengthNo fixed term
Inaugural holderLee Ki-poong
Formation15 April 1948
Chief of Staff to the President
Hangul
Hanja
Revised RomanizationDaetongnyeong biseo siljang
McCune–ReischauerTaet'ongnyŏng pisŏ shilchang
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The Chief of Staff to the President (Korean대통령비서실장; Hanja大統領秘書室長), or Chief Presidential Secretary, is the highest-ranking employee of the Blue House and serves as chief of staff to the President of South Korea.[1][2] The chief presidential secretary is traditionally one of the first officials appointed by an incoming president.[3] Incumbent President Moon Jae-in was a former chief of staff.

List of chiefs of staff[edit]

Name Term of office Duration President
1 Lee Ki-poong 15 April 1948 October 1948 Unknown Rhee Syng-man
2 Kim Yang-cheon October 1948 1 June 1949 Unknown
3 Ko Jae-bong 1 June 1949 1953 Unknown
4 Yoo Chang-joon 1953 26 April 1960 Unknown
5 Chang Il-gang 26 April 1960 12 August 1960 108 days Heo Jeong (acting)
6 Kim Joon-ha [ko] 18 August 1960 20 October 1960 63 days Yun Bo-seon
7 Lee Jae-hang [ko] 21 October 1960 6 April 1962 1 year, 167 days
8 Lee Dong-won [ko] 6 April 1962 6 December 1963 1 year, 244 days Park Chung-hee (acting)
9 Lee Hu-rak 10 December 1963 21 October 1969 5 years, 315 days Park Chung-hee
10 Kim Chung-yum 21 October 1969 22 December 1978 9 years, 62 days
11 Kim Gye-won [ko] 22 December 1978 30 October 1979 312 days
12 Choi Kwang-soo [ko] 7 November 1979 27 August 1980 294 days Choi Kyu-hah
13 Kim Kyung-won [ko] 27 August 1980 30 December 1981 1 year, 125 days Chun Doo-hwan
14 Lee Beom-seok 3 January 1982 2 June 1982 150 days
15 Ham Byung-chun [ko] 6 June 1982 9 October 1983 1 year, 125 days
16 Kang Kyung-shik [ko] 15 October 1983 21 January 1985 1 year, 98 days
17 Lee Kyu-ho [ko] 21 January 1985 14 October 1985 266 days
18 Park Young-soo 15 October 1985 19 July 1987 1 year, 277 days
19 Kim Yun-hwan [ko] 20 July 1987 24 February 1988 219 days
20 Hong Sung-cheol [ko] 25 February 1988 17 March 1990 2 years, 20 days Roh Tae-woo
21 Ro Jai-bong 17 March 1990 27 December 1990 285 days
22 Jeong Hae-chang [ko] 27 December 1990 24 February 1993 2 years, 59 days
23 Park Kwan-yong [ko] 25 February 1993 23 December 1994 1 year, 301 days Kim Young-sam
24 Han Seung-soo 23 December 1994 21 December 1995 363 days
25 Kim Kwang-il [ko] 21 December 1995 28 February 1997 1 year, 69 days
26 Kim Yong-tae 28 February 1997 24 February 1998 361 days
27 Kim Joong-kwon [ko] 25 February 1998 23 November 1999 1 year, 271 days Kim Dae-jung
28 Han Kwang-ok [ko][4] 23 November 1999 10 September 2001 1 year, 291 days
29 Lee Sang-ju [ko] 10 September 2001 29 January 2002 141 days
30 Jeon Yun-churl [ko] 29 January 2002 15 April 2002 76 days
31 Park Jie-won 15 April 2002 24 February 2003 315 days
32 Moon Hee-sang 25 February 2003 13 February 2004 353 days Roh Moo-hyun
33 Kim Woo-shik [ko] 13 February 2004 19 August 2005 1 year, 187 days
34 Lee Byung-wan [ko] 25 August 2005 9 March 2007 1 year, 196 days
35 Moon Jae-in 12 March 2007 24 February 2008 349 days
36 Yu Woo-ik [ko] 25 February 2008 10 June 2008 106 days Lee Myung-bak
37 Jeong Jeong-gil [ko] 20 June 2008 3 June 2010 1 year, 348 days
38 Yim Tae-hee 16 July 2010 30 November 2011 1 year, 137 days
39 Ha Geum-yeol [ko] 12 December 2011 24 February 2013 1 year, 74 days
40 Heo Tae-yeol [ko] 25 February 2013 4 August 2013 160 days Park Geun-hye
41 Kim Ki-chun [ko] 5 August 2013 22 February 2015 1 year, 201 days
42 Lee Byung-ki [ko] 1 March 2015 15 May 2016 1 year, 75 days
43 Lee Won-jong 16 May 2016 30 October 2016 167 days
(28) Han Kwang-ok [ko] 3 November 2016 9 May 2017 187 days
44 Im Jong-seok 10 May 2017 8 January 2019 1 year, 243 days Moon Jae-in
45 Noh Young-min 9 January 2019 Incumbent 1 year, 78 days

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Park likely to announce nominee for chief presidential secretary". koreatimes.co.kr. Retrieved 2017-07-15.
  2. ^ The Korea International Broadcasting Foundation. "News View | The World On Arirang". arirang.co.kr. Retrieved 2017-07-15.
  3. ^ "Moon Jae-in starts new day as president". koreaherald.com. Retrieved 2017-07-15.
  4. ^ "Han Kwang-ok Appointed Chief Presidential Secretary - The Chosun Ilbo (English Edition): Daily News from Korea - national/politics". english.chosun.com. Retrieved 2017-07-15.