KEP - Korea Electric Power Corporation

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Korea Electric Power Corporation

55 Jeollyeok-ro
Naju 58322
South Korea
82 6 1345 4213

IndustryUtilities—Regulated Electric
Full Time Employees46,377

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Dr. Jong Kap KimPres, CEO & Exec. DirectorN/AN/A1951
Woo-ki BaekHead of Fin. & Investor Relations TeamN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Dong-Sub KimSr. EVP for Bus. Operations & Exec. DirectorN/AN/A1959
Mr. Hoe-Chun KimSr. EVP of Bus. Management & Exec. DirectorN/AN/A1960
Mr. Hyung-Duck ParkSr. EVP of Strategy & Fin. and Exec. DirectorN/AN/A1961
Amounts are as of 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.


Korea Electric Power Corporation, an integrated electric utility company, generates, transmits, and distributes electricity in South Korea and internationally. The company operates through Transmission and Distribution, Electric Power Generation (Nuclear), Electric Power Generation (Non-nuclear), Plant Maintenance & Engineering Service, and Others segments. It generates power from nuclear, coal, oil, liquefied natural gas, internal combustion, combined-cycle, integrated gasification combined cycle, hydro, wind, solar, fuel cell, biogas, and other sources. As of December 31, 2018, the company had a total of 640 generation units, including nuclear, thermal, hydroelectric, and internal combustion units with an installed generation capacity of 81,362 megawatts. Its transmission system consisted of 34,155 circuit kilometers of lines of 765 kilovolts and others, including high-voltage direct current lines, as well as 850 substations with an installed transformer capacity of 316,661 megavolt-amperes; and distribution system included 120,057 megavolt-amperes of transformer capacity and 9,464,748 units of support with a total line length of 493,331 circuit kilometers. The company provides electricity to residential, commercial, educational, industrial, agricultural, street lighting, and overnight power usage. It also offers utility plant maintenance and architectural engineering, information, communication line leasing, resources development, and fly ashes recycling services, as well as sells nuclear fuel. Korea Electric Power Corporation was founded in 1961 and is headquartered in Naju, South Korea.

Corporate Governance

Korea Electric Power Corporation’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of October 4, 2019 is 7. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 8; Shareholder Rights: 7; 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.