18 October 1970 |
Republic of Korea
|Alma mater||Korea University
University of San Francisco
|Occupation||Vice Chairman, Hyundai Motor Company|
|Net worth||$3.8 billion (February 2015)|
|Parent(s)||Chung Mong-koo, Lee Jung-hwa (deceased)|
|Revised Romanization||Jeong Ui-seon|
Chung Eui-sun (born October 18, 1970), also spelled Chung Eui-son, is a South Korean businessman. He is the vice chairman of Hyundai Motor Company and the only son and "heir apparent" of Hyundai Motor Group chairman Chung Mong-koo.
Chung received the bachelor's degree in business management administration from Korea University in 1993 and a Master of Business Administration from the University of San Francisco School of Business in 1997.
- 2009–present: Vice Chairman, Hyundai Motor Company
- 2005–2009: President, Kia Motors Corporation (sister company of Hyundai Motor)
- 2003–2005: Chief Operating Officer, Hyundai-Kia Corporate Planning Division
- 2001–2002: Deputy Operating Officer, Hyundai Motor's Domestic Sales & Marketing Division
- 2001–2002: Deputy Operating Officer, Hyundai-Kia After-Sales Service Division
- 2000–2002: Deputy Operating Officer, Hyundai Information Technology Center
- 1999–2001: Director, Hyundai Procurement Planning & Coordination Group
- 1994–1999: Deputy Manager, Hyundai Precision and Industries Ltd. (San Francisco, USA)
- 1997–1999: Itochu Corporation (New York, USA)
From 2005 to 2009, Chung was the president of Kia Motors Corp., the subsidiary of Hyundai Motor, which owns 34% of Kia. According to Forbes, Chung is credited with the success of the Kia Cee'd in Europe along with the Soul and the Forte.
Awards and honors
- "Chung Eui-Sun". Forbes. Retrieved 21 February 2015.
- John Lippert; Alan Ohnsman; Rose Kim (March 1, 2012). "Billionaire Chung Proving Hyundai No Joke Aiming for BMW". Bloomberg Business.
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