Doosan chairman takes on role at Chamber of CommerceDoosan Group Chairman Park Yong-maan has officially become the chief for the Seoul chapter of the Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
The Seoul chapter of the business lobby group said yesterday that Park’s nomination, which happened two weeks ago, was approved unanimously. Park, who is the fifth son of Doosan founder Park Too-pyong, will lead the Seoul chapter until February 2015.
“This position is for serving development of the nation’s economy and industry, so I feel great responsibility,” said Park during his inauguration speech.
“It is becoming an eventful season for businessmen, but I will put my best effort forward to enhance our members’ enhancement on economic and social status.”
Park, 58, is also a nominee for the KCCI chairman.
He will be officially appointed as the top post of the lobbying group that speaks for 140,000 companies on Aug. 21.
Ssangyong was the only member of the domestic automakers that recorded growth despite the sluggish domestic automotive market in the first half.