Kwon of IBK becomes Korea’s first female bank president
The Financial Services Commission said yesterday that its chairman, Shin Je-yoon, recommended Kwon as IBK’s new president.
She will officially become president once President Park Geun-hye appoints her.
According to the financial regulator, Kwon, who entered IBK in 1978, has held diverse roles in departments overlooking risk management, financial consumer protection and card business.
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