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6261, Donghaean-Ro
Pohang 37859
South Korea
82 5 4220 0114

SectorBasic Materials
IndustrySteel & Iron
Full Time Employees

Key Executives

Mr. Oh-Joon KwonChief Exec. Officer and Representative Director1.03MN/A67
Mr. In-Hwan OhPres, Chief Operating Officer and Representative DirectorN/AN/A59
Mr. Jeong-Woo ChoiPres and Representative DirectorN/AN/A60
Mr. Eun-Yeon HwangPres and Head of Management Support DivisionN/AN/A59
Seong YuSr. Exec. VP, Head of Technology & Investment Division and DirectorN/AN/A60
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


POSCO manufactures and sells steel rolled products and plates in South Korea and internationally. It operates through four segments: Steel, Construction, Trading, and Others. The company offers hot and cold rolled steel, steel plates, wire rods, galvanized and electrical galvanized steel, electrical and stainless steel, automotive materials, titanium, magnesium, and aluminum-plated products. It also plans, designs, and constructs industrial plants, civil engineering projects, and commercial and residential buildings; exports and imports various steel products and raw materials; and produces liquefied natural gas, power and other, and refuse derived fuel, as well as provides network and system integration, and logistics services. In addition, the company engages in the engineering and construction; coated steel, zinc relief, and components manufacturing; computer hardware and software distribution; economic research and consulting; business facility maintenance; architecture and consulting; investment in venture, energy, and bio tech companies; electronic commerce; refractories and quicklime manufacturing and sales; transporting and warehousing; real estate rental and sale; house and train manufacturing and management; education and real estate service; hotel; and stem cell medicine development activities. Further, it engages in the non-residential building rental; secondary and storage battery, magnet, and textile material manufacturing; resource development; iron ore and coal sales; and mine development. Additionally, the company engages in the loading and unloading service; steel transit trading; IT service and DVR; chemical plant; electric control engineering; merchandising trade; forest resources development; scrap sales; human resource; wastewater treatment facilities operation and maintenance; crude oil and natural gas mining; refractory quality test; and social enterprise businesses. POSCO was founded in 1968 and is based in Pohang, South Korea.

Corporate Governance

POSCO’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of February 1, 2018 is 1. The pillar scores are Audit: 7; Board: 1; Shareholder Rights: 1; Compensation: 2.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.