Dongwon Industries

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Dongwon Industries
Native name
동원산업주식회사
TypePublic
KRX: 006040
IndustryFishing
Founded16 April 1969; 53 years ago (1969-04-16)
FounderKim Jae-chul
HeadquartersSeoul, South Korea
Area served
Worldwide
Korean name
Hangul
동원산업
Hanja
東遠產業
Revised RomanizationDong-won Saneop
McCune–ReischauerTong'wŏn Sanŏp

Dongwon Industries, Ltd. (Korean: 동원산업주식회사) is a South Korean seafood company headquartered in Seoul, South Korea. Founded by Kim Jae-chul in 1969, it is the main representative of the Dongwon chaebol, a family conglomerate comprising 15 affiliates. Dongwon is South Korea's largest fishing company and the owner of StarKist Tuna. Kim Nam-jung, the son of Kim Jae-chul, serves as the current chairman and CEO of Dongwon Group.

Korea Investment Holdings, one of Korea's largest financial companies, was a financial branch of Dongwon Chaebol. The firm is now owned and managed by Kim Nam-goo, another son of Kim Jae-chul and billionaire investor in Korea.

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