Hyundai Motor Group chairman Chung Mong-koo will be the first South Korean to be inducted into the Automotive Hall of Fame. Photo: Hyundai Motor GroupHyundai Motor Group chairman Chung Mong-koo will be the first South Korean to be inducted into the Automotive Hall of Fame. Photo: Hyundai Motor Group
Hyundai Motor Group chairman Chung Mong-koo will be the first South Korean to be inducted into the Automotive Hall of Fame. Photo: Hyundai Motor Group

Why is Hyundai’s billionaire chairman Chung Mong-koo known as the ‘bulldozer?’

Chung Mong-koo is credited with subsidiary Kia Motors’ growth into a global brand, but he was convicted of embezzlement and given a suspended sentence before receiving a presidential pardon

Topic |   South Korea
Hyundai Motor Group chairman Chung Mong-koo will be the first South Korean to be inducted into the Automotive Hall of Fame. Photo: Hyundai Motor GroupHyundai Motor Group chairman Chung Mong-koo will be the first South Korean to be inducted into the Automotive Hall of Fame. Photo: Hyundai Motor Group
Hyundai Motor Group chairman Chung Mong-koo will be the first South Korean to be inducted into the Automotive Hall of Fame. Photo: Hyundai Motor Group
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