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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
    Dong-Hyun Jang President & CEO, SK telecom
    First Appointed: March 2015
    Term: 3 years(March 2015~)
    Recommender: Board of Directors Career in Brief
    • Former COO of SK Planet
    • Former CMO of SK telecom
    • Former CFO of SK telecom
    Dae-Sik Cho President & CEO, SK Holdings
    First Appointed: March 2013
    Term: 3 years (March 2013~)
    Recommender: Board of Directors Career in Brief
    • Former CFO of Head of Finance Division and Risk Management & Corporate Auditing Office, SK Holdings
    • Former Head of Business Management Office, SK Holdings
    • Former Head of Corporate Business Management Office, SK Holdings
  • Independent Director
    Jay-Young Chung Chairman of the Board, SK telecom Honoraray Professor, Sungkyunkwan University
    First Appointed: March 2008
    Term: 3 years (March 2011~)
    Recommender: Committee for Recommendation of Outside Director Career in Brief
    • Former Chairman of the Asia- Pacific Economic Association
    • Former Vice President of Humanities & Social Sciences Campus, Sungkyunkwan University
    • Former Chairman, The Korean Association of Trade and Industry Studies
    Dae-Shick Oh Advisor, BKL LLC
    First Appointed: March 2013
    Term: 3 years (March 2013~)
    Recommender: Committee for Recommendation of Outside Director Career in Brief
    • Former Commissioner of the Seoul Regional Tax Office
    • Former Head of Investigation Department, Korea National Tax Service
    • Former Head of Policy Promotion Department, Korea National Tax Service
    Jae-Hoon Lee President, Korea Polytechnic University
    First Appointed: March 2014
    Term: 3 years (March 2014~)
    Recommender: Committee for Recommendation of Outside Director 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
    Jae-Hyeon Ahn Dean of the External Dept., KAIST College of Business
    First Appointed: March 2014
    Term: 3 years (March 2014~)
    Recommender: Committee for Recommendation of Outside Director Career in Brief
    • Former Dean, KAIST Graduate School of Information & Media Management
    • Former Chairman, Korean Media Management Association
    • Former Senior Researcher, AT&T Bell 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. And in 2014 and 2015, SK Telecom has got A+ grade in its Governance evaluation (featured top 1.9% among Korean listed companies) and A grade in ESG evaluation by KCGS. SK telecom will continue exerting the utmost efforts to enhance the corporate governance.

Sub-Committees

Committee Regulation
  • Audit Committee Inside Directors - Outside Directors Dae-Shick Oh, Jae-Hoon Lee, Jae-Hyeon Ahn
  • Committee for
    Recommendation of
    Outside Director
    Inside Directors Dong-Hyun Jang Outside Directors Jay-Young Chung, Dae-Shick Oh
  • Compensation Committee Inside Directors - Outside Directors Jay-Young Chung, Dae-Shick Oh, Jae-Hyeon Ahn
  • Capex Review Committee Inside Directors Outside Directors Jay-Young Chung, Dae-Shick Oh, Jae-Hoon Lee, Jae-Hyeon Ahn
  • Corporate Citizenship
    Committee
    Inside Directors Outside Directors Jay-Young Chung, Jae-Hoon Lee, Jae-Hyeon Ahn

Appointment Procedure of Outside Directors
Appointment Procedureof Outside 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 Outside 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 Outside Directors > Voting on appointment at shareholders' meeting

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