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The footsteps of Woon Gok
Honorary Fellow, Wales University (UK)
- Honorary Doctor of Jurisprudence,
Chonnam National University
Honorary Doctor of Economics, Chung-Ang University
- Honorary Doctor of Human Letters,
Long Island University (US)
- Received 13th Special Press Award
(Seoul Journalists Club)
- Distinguished Businessperson Award (Chung-Ang
- Korea Management Grand Prize
(Korean Academic Society of Business Administration)
- CEO of the Year Award (KMA)
- Gold Tower Award for distinguished industrial merit
(the Korean government)
- Italian commendatore Award
- Presidential ward
- Born in Asan Vilage, Songjeon-myeon, Tongcheon-gun, Gangwon-do
- Entered Japan's Tokyo Aoyama Gakuin University (majored in English; took evening courses for 2 years)
- Worked as a reporter for Donga Ilbo (until 1950)
- Joined Hyundai Engineering & Construction Co., Ltd.
- Inaugurated as Vice-Chairman of Hyundai Engineering & Construction Co., Ltd.
- Inaugurated as Chairman of Hyundai Engineering & Construction Co., Ltd. (until 1976)
- Founded Hyundai International, Mando Machinery
- Launched construction of Changwon Mechanical Manufacturing complex
- Founded Incheon Shipbuilding Co., Ltd.
- Founded Halla Cement Co., Ltd.
- Founded Halla Engineering & Construction Co., Ltd.
- Inaugurated as Chairman of Halla Group
- Founded Halla Climate Control Co., Ltd.
- Founded Baedal School Foundation
- Inaugurated as Honorary Chairman of Halla Group