Sohn Named President Of Hyundai Mipo Dockyard

Myung-Won Sohn, formerly executive vice president of Hyundai Heavy Industries Company, Ltd., has been appointed president of Hyundai Mipo Dockyard Company, responsible for the management of the world's largest shiprepair yard. He joined HHI in 1980 as senior vice president responsible for directing and controlling all activities of the company's Offshore & Steel Structure Division, including engineering, production, and business development.

Mr. Sohn holds an MS degree from Catholic University in Washington, D.C., and has been an engineer with several American firms, including Westinghouse subsidiary Tcom Corporation. Prior to going to Korea to join Hyundai, he had been for six years president of Neubauer- Sohn Consulting Engineering Company. Former Hyundai Mipo president Choong-ky Paik has been named an advisor to the company.

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