The Korea Society and KEI welcome you to the latest episode of the Korea Society’s Leadership Interview Series with Jeong-Woo Choi, CEO of POSCO Holdings and Chairman of POSCO Group, an iconic Korean company. Chairman Choi is in conversation with Ambassador Kathleen Stephens, Korea Society Board Chair and President of Korea Economic Institute of America.
The conversation reviews POSCO Group’s extraordinary half-century rise to become a leading global steelmaker and much more. Chairman Choi describes its current vision as it continues to broaden into new markets and technologies, including hydrogen, batteries, and more. How are rising protectionism, emerging industrial policy, and the challenges of geopolitical flux, climate change, and supply chain management impacting POSCO Group’s operations and plans? Chairman Choi also discusses how it fits into the growing nexus of multi-faceted U.S.-South Korean economic ties and how it is advancing its ESG initiatives to promote sustainable and green industries.
Co-hosted by The Korea Society and KEI, this program was recorded at POSCO Center in Seoul on May 11, 2023.