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KR APPOINTS NEW CHAIRMAN AND CEO

Monday, January 6, 2020 

At its General Assembly meeting on 23 December, the Korean Register (KR) has appointed its 24th Chairman and CEO - Hyung-chul Lee, who joined KR in 1988 and has until now held the position of Executive VP of KR.

Over his 30 years with KR, Hyung-chul Lee has held senior roles including head of Statutory Service, head of Overseas Business Development Team, head of KR’s London branch office and head of KR’s Seoul branch office. His appointment as Chairman and CEO will run for a three-year term.

“I am honoured to be elected as Chairman & CEO of KR.  Next year, the Korean Register will celebrate its 60-year anniversary and I will do my utmost to ensure that KR continues to uphold its commitment to make a unique contribution to the international maritime industry to promote safe shipping and clean environment. Today the industry is facing significant environmental, economic and technological challenges. I look forward to leading KR, as we provide specialist advice and tailored services, and apply the best technology and strong practical solutions to serve our customers and act as a reliable supporter contributing to the success of the wider international maritime industry,” he said.

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