Chey Tae-Won

About Chey Tae-Won

Who is it?: SK C&C
Birth Day: December 03, 1960
Birth Place: Seoul, South Korea, South Korea
Education: University of Chicago (BA & MS)
Spouse(s): Soh Yeong Roh (m. 1988)
Children: 3
Hangul: 최태원
Hanja: 崔泰源
Revised Romanization: Choe Tae-won
McCune–Reischauer: Ch'oi T'aewŏn

Chey Tae-Won

Chey Tae-Won was born on December 03, 1960 in Seoul, South Korea, South Korea, is SK C&C. 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.
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Popular As Chey Tae-Won
Occupation Diversified
Age 60 years old
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Born December 03, 1960 (Seoul, South Korea, South Korea)
Birthday December 03
Town/City Seoul, South Korea, South Korea
Nationality South Korea

🌙 Zodiac

Chey Tae-Won’s zodiac sign is Capricorn. According to astrologers, Capricorn is a sign that represents time and responsibility, and its representatives are traditional and often very serious by nature. These individuals possess an inner state of independence that enables significant progress both in their personal and professional lives. They are masters of self-control and have the ability to lead the way, make solid and realistic plans, and manage many people who work for them at any time. They will learn from their mistakes and get to the top based solely on their experience and expertise.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Chey Tae-Won was born in the Year of the Rat. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rat are quick-witted, clever, charming, sharp and funny. They have excellent taste, are a good friend and are generous and loyal to others considered part of its pack. Motivated by money, can be greedy, is ever curious, seeks knowledge and welcomes challenges. Compatible with Dragon or Monkey.

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



In January 2012, Chey was indicted of embezzling over $40 million from SK companies to cover up trading losses. However, he denies any wrongdoing. In January 2013, Chey was found guilty of embezzlement and was sentenced to 4 years in prison by the Seoul District Court. SK Corporation expressed their Desire to file an appeal. He was pardoned by President Park Geun-hye in August 2015.


Chey is chairman of the South Korean group SK Corporation, the country's third largest conglomerate, with affiliates in Energy, Telecom, chemicals, and other sectors. He attended the University of Chicago as an undergraduate and met his wife there, the daughter of former South Korean President, Roh Tae-woo. The Chey family has deep ties with the University of Chicago as Chey's Father, the founder of the group, as well as his wife and eldest daughter all attended. He is married, has three children, and was incarcerated near Seoul until his pardon in August 2015. They have been separated since September 2011. In December 2015 he announced his intention to divorce.

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