Executive Vice Chairman
Lotte Group

Dong Bin Shin was appointed executive vice chairman of Lotte Group, a leading international diversified conglomerate with significant interests in confectioneries and snacks, beverages, and retail, as well as petrochemicals and construction, in February 1997. In his capacity as executive vice chairman of the group, he also serves as CEO and a director of the Lotte Confectionery Company, CEO of Honam Petrochemical Corp., CEO of, and a director of Lotte Department Store. In addition, he is executive managing director of Lotte Co. and executive vice president of Lotteria Co. for Lotte Japan.

Mr. Shin joined the Lotte Group in 1988 after six years as executive director for institutional research and sales in the London office of Nomura International Ltd. He has also served as vice president of the Korea-Japan Economic Association, vice chairman of the Federation of Korean Industries and a director of the Asia Business Council. Mr. Shin is co-author of a Korean-language volume that aims to share his experience as CEO of Korea-Seven, the first 7-Eleven in Korea, with Korean distributors.

Mr. Shin earned an MBA from Columbia Business School in 1981 after completing an undergraduate business program at Aoyama Gakuin University. He is a medalist of the Order of Civil Merit of Moran, an honor awarded him by the president of the Republic of Korea in June 2005.



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