Kim's new team at Kookmin

Kookmin announces new management team

The word 'Marathon' has its origin with the brisk run a Greek soldier made in the aftermath of a victory against the Persians in the Battle of Marathon. The soldier ran roughly 26 miles to Athens to let the citizens know the Persian invader was defeated.

If we are ever looking for a word to describe a prolonged decisionmaking process in the appointment of a CEO, then by the same token, a 'Kookmin' may be no bad choice see related article below. The final victory of the highly respected Jung-Tae Kim in this incredibly protracted process, has nevertheless encouraged investors nearly as much as military victory did the citizens of...

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