Investor Relations

Absolute No.1 Inspection Company

Corporate Governance

The Board of Directors serves the interest of the company and its shareholders by making major management decisions and overseeing the performance of management and executives.

Board of Directors Composition

Koh Young Technology’s Board of Directors is composed of five executive directors and two independent directors. The ratio of independent directors is 29%. Independent directors maintain the level of those who do not have any kind of relationship with the company that may affect the independence of his/her judgement.

Name Position Career Period of Service Date of Term Expiration
Kwangill Koh CEO (Current) CEO, Koh Young Technology and Koh Young Holdings 2002 ~ present Mar. 31, 2023
Head of Research & SMT Business, Mirae Corp.
Head of Industrial Machines R&D Department, Central R&D Center, LG Electric
Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, University of Pittsburgh
Injoon Hwang Executive Director (Current) Head of the Finance Division, Koh Young Technology 2002 ~ present Mar. 31, 2023
POSCO Special Steel
B.A. in Accounting, Chung-Ang University
Jaeduk Shin Executive Director (Current) Head of the Global Sales & Support Division, Koh Young Technology 2004 ~ present Mar. 31, 2023
SK Teletech
B.S. in. Electrical Engineering, Korea University
Wooyoung Lim Executive Director (Current) Head of Inspection Equipment PM, Koh Young Technology 2005 ~ present Mar. 31, 2025
Head of R&D Planning, Koh Young Technology
B.S. in Mechanical Engineering design, Sungkyunkwan University
Yuri Koh Executive Director (Current) Head of Medical Business, Koh Young Technology 2012~ present Mar. 31, 2025
Head of Medical Overseas Business, Koh Young Technology
Ph.D. in Cognitive Science, Seoul National University (completion)
Youngbae Kim Independent Director (Current) Independent director, Koh Young Technology 2020 ~ present Mar. 31, 2023
(Current) Dean, KAIST College of Business
Ph.D. in Management Engineering, KAIST
B.A. in Economics, Seoul National University
Jungho Kim Independent Director (Current) Independent director, Koh Young Technology 2022 ~ present Mar. 31, 2025
CEO, Robostar
Head of Robotics Business, LG Electric
B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Seoul National University

Activity Details

Date Agendas Results Attendance
Apr. 26, 2022 Report on business performance of 1st quarter of 2022 - 7/7
Approval of appointment of Chairperson for the Independent Director Candidate Recommendation Committee under the Board of Directors Approved 7/7
Approval of appointment of Chairperson for the ESG committee under the Board of Directors Approved 7/7
Feb. 15, 2022 Approval of the 20th period (FY 2021) financial statements (including consolidated) and statements of appropriations of retained earnings (plan) Approved 5/5
Decision on calling the 20th regular general meeting of shareholders Approved 5/5
Jan. 18, 2022 Report on business performance of 4th quarter of 2021 and FY2021 - 5/5
Decision on stock grant plan Approved 5/5
Decision on acquisition of treasury stocks Approved 5/5
Date Agendas Results Attendance
Nov. 18, 2021 Report on business performance of 3rd quarter of 2021 - 5/5
Sep. 08, 2021 Selection of production center constructor Approved 5/5
Approval of borrowing for production center construction Approved 5/5
Jul. 21, 2021 Approval of establishment of Independent Director Candidate Recommendation Committee under the Board of Directors Approved 5/5
Approval of enactment of Board of Directors regulations Approved 5/5
Approval of ESG Strategy and Plan Approved 5/5
Report on business performance of 2nd quarter of 2021 - 5/5
Approval of establishment of ESG Committee under the Board of Directors Approved 5/5
Apr. 07, 2021 An equity capital increase to the subsidiary in China (Koh Young Technology Suzhou) Approved 5/5
An equity capital increase to the subsidiary in Japan (Japan Koh Young) Approved 5/5
Mar. 04, 2021 Approval of the 19th period (FY 2020) financial statements (including consolidated) and statements of appropriations of retained earnings (plan) Approved 5/5
Decision on calling the 19th regular general meeting of shareholders Approved 5/5
Feb. 01, 2021 Report on business performance of FY 2020 - 5/5
Decision on stock grant plan Approved 5/5
Date Agendas Results Attendance
Jul. 27, 2020 Report on business performance of 2nd quarter of 2020 - 7/7
Report on ESG management and plan - 7/7
Mar. 23, 2020 Approval of appointment of Chief Executive Officer Approved 7/7
Mar. 04, 2020 Decision on calling the 18th regular general meeting of shareholders Approved 7/7
Approval of the 18th period (FY 2019) financial statements (including consolidated) and statements of appropriations of retained earnings (plan) Approved 7/7
Date Agendas Results Attendance
Sep. 05, 2019 Decision on equity investment in Koh Young Vietnam Co., Ltd Approved 7/7
Jun. 10, 2019 Decision on equity investment in Koh Young Research Canada Inc. Approved 7/7
Feb. 11, 2019 Decision on calling the 17th regular general meeting of shareholders Approved 7/7
Approval of the 17th period (FY 2018) financial statements (including consolidated) and statements of appropriations of retained earnings (plan) Approved 7/7
Date Agendas Results Attendance
Dec. 17, 2018 Decision on purchases of manufacturing site Approved 6/6
Nov. 13, 2018 Decision on trust contract for treasury stocks acquisition Approved 7/7
Sep. 12, 2018 Decision on transfer of headquarters Approved 7/7
May. 23, 2018 Decision on acquisition of property, plant and equipment (Land) Approved 7/7
Apr. 27, 2018 Decision on transfer of R&D center Approved 7/7
Mar. 07, 2018 Approval of the 16th period (FY 2017) financial statements (including consolidated) and statements of appropriations of retained earnings (plan) Approved 7/7
Amendment to the date of 16th regular general meeting of shareholders Approved 7/7
Jan. 19, 2018 Decision on disposal of treasury stocks Approved 7/7
Decision on calling the 16th regular general meeting of shareholders Approved 7/7
Date Agendas Results Attendance
Jul. 14, 2017 Decision on trust contract for treasury stocks acquisition Approved 7/7
Decision on additional acquisition of shares of Japan Koh Young Co., Ltd Approved 7/7
Mar. 17, 2017 Approval of appointment of Chief Executive Officer Approved 7/7
Feb. 10, 2017 Decision on calling the 15th regular general meeting of shareholders Approved 6/7
Approval of the 15th period (FY 2016) financial statements (including consolidated) and statements of appropriations of retained earnings (plan) Approved 7/7

Attendance Rate

Year 2019 2020 2021
Round 3 3 6
Attendance Rate 100% 100% 100%

Committees within the Board of Directors

Koh Young Technology has two committees within the Board of Directors, the ESG Committee and the Independent Director Candidate Recommendation Committee.

Status of Committees

The ESG Committee and the Independent Director Candidate Recommendation Committee are composed of four directors (two executive directors and two independent directors). The ratio of independent director is 50%. Independent directors maintain the level of those who do not have any kind of relationship with the company that may affect the independence of his/her judgement.

Committee Major Function Committee Composition
Independent Director(s) Executive Director(s)
ESG Committee Identify various topics and issues related to the operation of the ESG sector and review the strategies for sustainability Youngbae Kim (Chairperson) Injoon Hwang
Jungho Kim Kwangill Koh
Independent Director Candidate Recommendation Committee Review the quality and capabilities of independent dirctor candidates and decide the candidate to recommend Jungho Kim (Chairperson) Kwangill Koh
Youngbae Kim Injoon Hwang

Committee Activities

Date Agenda Results Attendance
Apr. 04, 2022 ∙ Report on ESG Trends - 4/4
∙ Report on ESG Management Performance in 2021 - 4/4
∙ Review on ESG Management Strategic Plan for 2022 - 4/4