Mr. Mayor's Message

Kirk, Donald
March 2007
Forbes Asia;3/26/2007, Vol. 3 Issue 5, p18
The article profiles Lee Myung Bak, mayor of Seoul, Korea, and the early favorite to carry the conservative Grand National Party banner in the South Korean presidential race in 2007. His empathy for business concerns comes from having risen to the top of Hyundai Engineering & Construction while still in his 30s. According to the author, Lee would like to eliminate some limitations on cross-holdings, on owning banks and real estate.


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