March 15 2006
Tae-Jin Kim, MILR ’93, Continues to Excel in Seoul
Tae-Jin Kim, MILR ’93, vice president and head of human resources and industrial relations at SK Group in Seoul, Korea, has been promoted. This unique promotion gives Tae-Jin two additional titles: head of SK Management System (SKMS), a newly created segment to find strategies for overall company management and; director of SK Academy, a training and development center within the firm. In these combined roles Tae-Jin will oversee HR, employee education, management-related regulations and practical strategies for SK Group.
Tae-Jin is a longtime friend to the ILR School and a devoted Cornell alumnus. In learning of this promotion, ILR Dean Harry Katz said, “Tae-Jin Kim has emerged as a foremost alumnus and a leader in international HR/IR. The ILR School congratulations him on this well-deserved promotion and wishes him every success.”
SK Group is one of the leading business organizations in Asia, composed of more than 50 companies. It is a major player in a range of industries including Energy & Chemicals, Information & Telecommunications, Logistics & Services, and Finance. In addition, SK is Korea's dominant wireless service provider and is a key participant in the development of the global information network.