KU Produces the Most CEOs of Top 500 Companies among Korean Private Universities
For a single department, the KU Department of Business Administration ranked 1st
KU was ranked 1st in producing CEOs of the top 500 companies among private universities in Korea.
According to a report released by CEO Score, a website evaluating the management performance of the CEOs of the top 500 companies and the top 30 organizations in Korea, KU was ranked number one among Korean private universities in terms of the number of graduates who became CEOs of companies within the top 500.
A total of 347 companies among the top 500 Korean companies submitted business reports. Among the 480 CEOs of these companies, CEO Score analyzed only those who provided their educational background. According to CEO Score, KU produced 52 CEOs (11.2%), which is the largest number among private universities.
For a single department, the KU Department of Business Administration produced the most CEOs (19 CEOs, 4.3%) among private universities in Korea. CEOs from the KU Department of Business Administration include Chang-su Heo (Chairman of GS), Jin-su Heo (Chairman of GS Caltex), Jeong-won Park (Chairman of Doosan), Mong-jin Chung (Chairman of KCC), Mong-gyu Chung (Chairman of Hyundai Development Company), Jeong-ho Park (President of SK Telecom), Ki-haeng Cho (Vice-chairman of SK E&C), Chang-soo Kim (President of Samsung Life), Cheol-young Lee (Vice-chairman of Hyundai Marine & Fire Insurance), and Young-jin Im (President of Shinhan Card).
With eight CEOs (1.8%), the KU Department of Law was also included in the ranking.