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Board of Directors

SK telecom aims to enhance its corporate value and maximize the shareholder returns through rational and forward-looking management decisions
made by the Board of Directors, which is in line with our principle of managing the Company in a transparent and responsible manner.
SK telecom’s Board of Directors is comprised of six directors, four of whom are independent and outside the Company.

  • Executive Director
    Jung Ho Park President & CEO, SK telecom
    First Appointed : March 2017
    Term : 3 years (March 2017~)
    Recommender : Board of Directors Career in Brief
    • Former President & CEO, SK Holdings
    • Former EVP of Corporate Development Division, SK C&C
    • Former EVP of Business Development Division, SK Telecom
  • Non-Executive Director
    Daesik Cho Chairman, SK SUPEX Council
    First Appointed : March 2017
    Term : 3 years (March 2017~)
    Recommender : Board of Directors Career in Brief
    • Former President & CEO, SK Holdings
    • Former CFO, Head of Financial and Risk Management & Corporate Auditing Office, SK Holdings
    • Former Head of Business Management Office, SK Holdings
  • Independent Director
    Jae-Hoon Lee Chaiman of the Board, SK telecom President, Korea Polytechnic University
    First Appointed : March 2014
    Term : 3 years (March 2017~)
    Recommender : Committee for Recommendation of Independent directors Career in Brief
    • Former Vice Minister of the Knowledge & Economy Ministry
    • Former Vice Minister of the Industry & Resources Ministry
    • Former Assistant Vice Minister, Ministry of Industry and Resources
    Dae-Shick Oh President, Jeil T&M
    First Appointed : March 2013
    Term : 3 years (March 2016~)
    Recommender : Committee for Recommendation of Independent directors Career in Brief
    • Former Advisor, BKL
    • Former Commissioner of the Seoul Regional Tax Office
    • Former Head of Investigation Department, Korea National Tax Service
    Jae-Hyeon Ahn Chief Professor, KAIST AIM Program
    First Appointed : March 2014
    Term : 3 years (March 2017~)
    Recommender : Committee for Recommendation of Independent directors Career in Brief
    • Former Dean of the External Dept., KAIST College of Business
    • Former Dean, KAIST Graduate School of Information & Media Management
    • Former Chairman, Korean Media Management Association
    Jung Ho Ahn Associate Professor, Graduate School of Convergence Science and Technology, Seoul National University
    First Appointed : March 2017
    Term : 3 years (March 2017~)
    Recommender : Committee for Recommendation of Independent directors Career in Brief
    • Former Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Convergence Science and Technology, Seoul National University
    • Former Visiting Scholar, Google Inc.
    • Former Senior Research Scientist, Exascale Computing Lab, HP Labs
  • Corporate Governance Recognition

    Korea Corporate Governance Service (KCGS) has recognized SK telecom for its excellence in corporate governance for six consecutive years from 2005 to 2010. Furthermore, we have received A or above grade in its annual ESG (Environment, Social, and Governance) evaluation every year since 2011. In 2011, The KCGS gave us A+ in all three parts of evaluation. In 2014 and 2015, SK Telecom has got A+ grade in its Governance evaluation (featured top 1.9% among Korean listed companies) and in 2016 the company got A grade in its Governance evaluation by KCGS. SK telecom will continue exerting the utmost efforts to enhance the corporate governance.

Sub-Committees

Committee Regulation
  • Audit Committee Executive directors - Independent directors Dae-Shick Oh, Jae-Hoon Lee, Jae-Hyeon Ahn
  • Committee for
    Recommendation of
    Independent directors
    Executive directors Jung Ho Park Independent directors Dae-Shick Oh, Jae-Hyeon Ahn
  • Compensation Committee Executive directors - Independent directors Dae-Shick Oh, Jae-Hoon Lee, Jung Ho Ahn
  • Capex Review Committee Executive directors Independent directors Dae-Shick Oh, Jae-Hoon Lee, Jae-Hyeon Ahn, Jung Ho Ahn
  • Corporate Citizenship
    Committee
    Executive directors Independent directors Jae-Hoon Lee, Jae-Hyeon Ahn, Jung Ho Ahn

Appointment Procedure of Independent directors
Appointment Procedureof Independent directors

Candidates are to be recommended with regard to the diversity of the composition of the board > A pool of outside experts (who fill the criteria stated in Articles of Incorporation, Article 32-3) > Prohibiting directors with special interests from exercising voting rights Majority of the quorum embers attending and appointment by a majority vote > Recommended by Committee for Recommendation of Independent directors > Voting on appointment at shareholders' meeting
Candidates are to be recommended with regard to the diversity of the composition of the board > A pool of outside experts (who fill the criteria stated in Articles of Incorporation, Article 32-3) > Prohibiting directors with special interests from exercising voting rights Majority of the quorum embers attending and appointment by a majority vote > Recommended by Committee for Recommendation of Independent directors > Voting on appointment at shareholders' meeting

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