Seoul National University honors the people who made distinguished achievements in their lives with the Distinguished SNU Members Award. It has been the highest honor bestowed upon SNU alumni or faculty since 1991. The award is granted annually on the founding anniversary of the university during the official anniversary ceremony.
CEO of Samsung Electronics
Kang initiated semiconductor business in Korea while working as CEO of Samsung Electronics. His success in semiconductor business was a key contributor to elevating Korea's industry to a globally leading position.