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Chey Tae-Won

SK C&C
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Net worth 2018: $4.63 Billion
Industry: Diversified
Residence: Seoul, South Korea
Country: South Korea
BirthDay: 3 December 1960
Sigh: Capricorn
Children: 4
Education: Bachelor of Arts / Science, Korea University; Master of Science, University of Chicago
BIOGRAPHY

Chey Tae-Won was bornon 3 December 1960 in Seoul, South Korea, South Korea, is SK C&C. Chey Tae-Won is #462 in List Billionaires People In The World. Chey Tae-Won returned as SK Group chairman in February 2016, 3 years after he was sentenced to prison for embezzlement and stepped down from the boards of all SK companies. Key segments for SK Group, South Korea's third largest conglomerate, include telecommunications, IT services and semiconductors and digital storage solutions; chemicals, energy and biopharmaceuticals; as well as the development and construction of plants and major infrastructure products. The company has been moving into higher-growth industries, such as biotechnology, liquid natural gas and IT services. In 2017, SK Group's subsidiary SK Hynix joined the race to acquire 20% of Toshiba's memory chip business; Taiwan's Foxconn, also known as Hon Hai Precision, offered as much as $27 billion in the bidding war which also involves U.S. companies, Broadcom and Western Digital.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2010

$1.1 Billion

2011

$2 Billion

2012

$2.1 Billion

2013

$2 Billion

2014

$2.5 Billion

2015

$3.5 Billion

2016

$3 Billion

2017

$3.2 Billion

2018

$4.63 Billion

As a public figure who must help build up a healthy society, I make these confessions, ready to receive any criticisms and denouncements.

Chey Tae-Won
TIMELINE
2015

He was later pardoned by President Park Geun-hye in August 2015

2013

On 31 January 2013, Choi was found guilty of embezzlement and was sentenced to 4 years in prison by the Seoul District Court

2012

In January 2012, Choi was indicted of embezzling over $40 million from SK companies to cover up trading losses

2011

His spouse is the daughter of former president They have been separated since September 2011

1960

University of ChicagoChoi Tae-won (born 3 December 1960) is the chairman of SK Corporation

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