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Amorepacific

Corporate Governance

Overview

Objective

The board of directors is a permanent body of directors in a stock company which is required to conduct the affairs of the company.

Authority and Responsibility

  • The board of directors decides on matters prescribed by the law or the articles of incorporation, matters referred to from the shareholders’ meeting, basic management policies and key matters related to the conduct of business.
  • The board of directors oversees the execution of duties of directors.

Suh Kyungbae

Chairman and CEO
  • (Present) Chairman and CEO of Amorepacific Group
  • Chairman of PACIFIC Corporation
  • President, Planning and Coordination, PACIFIC Corporation
  • MBA, S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University
  • BA, Business Administration, Yonsei University

Shim Sangbae

President and CEO
  • (Present) President and CEO of Amorepacific
  • Executive Vice President, Production and Logistics Unit, Amorepacific
  • Executive Vice President, Business Support Unit, PACIFIC Corporation
  • MBA course, Graduate School of Business, Korea University
  • BS, Industrial Engineering, Korea University

Lee Sangmok

Executive Director
  • (Present) Executive Vice President, Management Support Unit, Amorepacific
  • Vice President, Finance Division, Amorepacific
  • Team Leader, Account Team / Financial Strategy Team, Amorepacific
  • Consultant, Samjong KPMG, Deloitte Anjin and PwC Consulting
  • BA, Business Administration, Yonsei University

Namkung Eun

Non-Executive Director
  • (Present) Professor, Department of Environmental Engineering and Biotechnology, Myongji College of Engineering
  • Member of Presidential Committee on Green Growth
  • Director, Eco-STAR Project for Korea Ministry of Environment
  • Environmental Manager and Vice General R&D Manager, P&G Asia-Pacific
  • MS and PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • BS, Civil Engineering, Seoul National University

Kim Seongsu

Non-Executive Director
  • (Present) Professor, Graduate School of Business, Seoul National University
  • Advisory Professor, HR Divisions of Samsung Group
  • Professor, Business Administration, State University of New York (Stony Brook) and Case Western Reserve University
  • Director, Institute of Industrial Relations, Seoul National University and Korea Business Case Research Institute
  • MBA, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago and PhD, Management, UCLA Anderson School of Management
  • BA, Business Administration, Seoul National University

Eom Youngho

Non-Executive Director
  • (Present) Professor, School of Business, Yonsei University
  • Chairman, Korea Derivatives Association
  • Head, Regulation Committee, Korea Exchange
  • Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
  • PhD, Stern School of Business, New York University
  • BA and MBA, Business Administration, Yonsei University

Park Seungho

Non-Executive Director
  • (Present) Professor at China Europe International Business School
  • Head of Samsung Economic Research Institute Beijing Representative Office
  • Professor at Rutgers University
  • Strategic Management in University of Oregon (Ph.D.)

Audit Committee

Objective

The Audit Committee formulates a monitoring system to ensure that Board of Directors fall in line with required standards and regulations in exercising their powers and implements the duties delegated by the Board.

Authority

  • Authority to audit business of the company
  • Authority to request reports on the business status of the company and investigate assets of the company
  • Authority to receive reports from directors
  • Authority to investigate subsidiaries of the company
  • Authority to request to stop any acts in violation of laws and regulations or the Articles of Incorporation.
  • Authority to institute various actions
  • Authority to request the convocation of a general meeting of shareholders
  • Authority to ask for professional assistance at the company's expense
  • Authority to appoint external auditors
  • Any other authority granted to the committee by relevant laws and regulations, the Articles of Incorporation or a Board resolution

Namkung Eun

Non-Executive Director
  • (Present) Professor, Department of Environmental Engineering and Biotechnology, Myongji College of Engineering
  • Member of Presidential Committee on Green Growth
  • Director, Eco-STAR Project for Korea Ministry of Environment
  • Environmental Manager and Vice General R&D Manager, P&G Asia-Pacific
  • MS and PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • BS, Civil Engineering, Seoul National University

Eom Youngho

Non-Executive Director
  • (Present) Professor, School of Business, Yonsei University
  • Chairman, Korea Derivatives Association
  • Head, Regulation Committee, Korea Exchange
  • Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
  • PhD, Stern School of Business, New York University
  • BA and MBA, Business Administration, Yonsei University

Kim Seongsu

Non-Executive Director
  • (Present) Professor, Graduate School of Business, Seoul National University
  • Advisory Professor, HR Divisions of Samsung Group
  • Professor, Business Administration, State University of New York (Stony Brook) and Case Western Reserve University
  • Director, Institute of Industrial Relations, Seoul National University and Korea Business Case Research Institute
  • MBA, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago and PhD, Management, UCLA Anderson School of Management
  • BA, Business Administration, Seoul National University

Management committee

Objective

The ‘Management Committee’ is a sub-committee that examines and votes on the matters pertaining to management delegated by the Board of Directors to facilitate the Board’s decision-making process.

Authority and Responsibility

The Committee has the duty and responsibility to examine and vote on the matters pertaining to management delegated by the Board of Directors and accommodate discussion and consultation among the committee members to make a final decision.

Suh Kyungbae

Chairman and CEO
  • (Present) Chairman and CEO of Amorepacific Group
  • Chairman of PACIFIC Corporation
  • President, Planning and Coordination, PACIFIC Corporation
  • MBA, S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University
  • BA, Business Administration, Yonsei University

Shim Sangbae

President and CEO
  • (Present) President and CEO of Amorepacific
  • Executive Vice President, Production and Logistics Unit, Amorepacific
  • Executive Vice President, Business Support Unit, PACIFIC Corporation
  • MBA course, Graduate School of Business, Korea University
  • BS, Industrial Engineering, Korea University

Independent Director Recommendation Committee

Objective

The ‘Independent Director Recommendation Committee’ is a non-permanent committee that recommends candidates for independent directors of the Board. The recommendations are submitted at a general shareholders’ meeting.

Authority and Responsibility

The Committee examines the independence and capability of each candidate and holds ad hoc meetings to make recommendation to the Board on staff selection and appointment.

Shim Sangbae

President and CEO
  • (Present) President and CEO of Amorepacific
  • Executive Vice President, Production and Logistics Unit, Amorepacific
  • Executive Vice President, Business Support Unit, PACIFIC Corporation
  • MBA course, Graduate School of Business, Korea University
  • BS, Industrial Engineering, Korea University

Namkung Eun

Non-Executive Director
  • (Present) Professor, Department of Environmental Engineering and Biotechnology, Myongji College of Engineering
  • Member of Presidential Committee on Green Growth
  • Director, Eco-STAR Project for Korea Ministry of Environment
  • Environmental Manager and Vice General R&D Manager, P&G Asia-Pacific
  • MS and PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • BS, Civil Engineering, Seoul National University