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Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEP)

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Korea Electric Power Corporation

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

IndustryUtilities—Regulated Electric
Full Time Employees

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Dr. Jong Kap KimPres, CEO & Standing DirectorN/AN/A1951
Mr. Hyung-Duck ParkSr. EVP of Strategy & Fin., CFO and Standing DirectorN/AN/A1961
Mr. Dong-Sub KimSr. Exec. VP for Bus. OperationsN/AN/A1959
Woo-ki BaekHead of Fin. & Investor Relations TeamN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Hoe-Chun KimSr. Exec. VP of Bus. ManagementN/AN/A1960
Mr. Hyun-Seung LimSr. EVP of Nuclear Power Generations & Standing DirectorN/AN/A1960
Mr. Sung-Arm KimSr. EVP for Power Grid & Standing DirectorN/AN/A1959
Mr. Jung-Hee LeeComptroller & Auditor Gen.N/AN/A1954
Mr. Changyoung JiSr. Investor Relations Mang.N/AN/AN/A
Ms. Yoonhye ChoSr. Mang. of Fin. & IR TeamN/AN/AN/A
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, 2020, the company had a total of 697 generation units, including nuclear, thermal, hydroelectric, and internal combustion units with an installed generation capacity of 83,854 megawatts. Its transmission system consisted of 34,664 circuit kilometers of lines of 765 kilovolts and others, including high-voltage direct current lines, as well as 877 substations with an installed transformer capacity of 336,926 megavolt-amperes; and distribution system included 129,789 megavolt-amperes of transformer capacity and 9,787,967 units of support with a total line length of 514,779 circuit kilometers. The company provides electricity to residential, commercial, educational, industrial, agricultural, street lighting, and overnight power usage. It also offers fly ashes recycling, utility plant maintenance and engineering, resources development, electric power information technology, facility maintenance, electric meter reading, security, information, and communication line leasing services, as well as sells nuclear fuel. Korea Electric Power Corporation was founded in 1961 and is headquartered in Naju-si, South Korea.

Corporate Governance

Korea Electric Power Corporation’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of April 30, 2021 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.