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Distinguished SNU Members

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Distinguished SNU Members

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.

JUNG Eun-kyeong/Director of Korean Disease Control and Prevention Agency

• Served the role as a control tower of the Korean public health policies in the midst of the worldwide spread of COVID-19
• Thanks to her effort to overcome the pandemic, she was the first case to be elected as the general manager through inside promotion in the history of Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention(KCDC)

SHIN Hak-chul/Representative vice president of LG ChEM LTD

• Thanks to his efforts of introducing advanced management skills and promoting cooperation with foreign companies, LG ChEM LTD was selected as one of the Top 7 global institutes by the technical magazine, C&EN, published by the American Chemical Society
• Took the lead in creating a sustainable future for mankind through technological innovation and leadership on climate change, so he was the only Korean entrepreneur to be selected as a member of the ‘Climate Leaders Alliance’ which consists of the top executives of global companies under the Davos Forum