Younghoon David Kim

Chair, World Energy Council 2016 - 2019

Candidates for World Energy Council Chair

Posted on 01 04 2012




Two candidates are running for the position of Chair of the World Energy Council: Marie-Jose Nadeau (Canada) and Younghoon David Kim (Korea (Rep.)).


Marie-José Nadeau is the Chair of the World Energy Council’s Communications and Outreach Committee. She also holds the position of Executive Vice President – Corporate Affairs and Secretary General for Hydro-Québec. In this capacity, she is in charge of strategic planning, legal affairs, communications and public affairs, government and institutional affairs, industrial security as well as environment.


Younghoon David Kim was previously World Energy Council Vice Chair for Asia Pacific and South Asia, which entitled him to become an Honorary Officer. He has been Chairman and CEO of the Daesung Group since 2000. Before holding the post of Chairman and CEO, Chairman Kim held the offices of Vice President and then President at Daesung. He has worked in the energy sector for over 20 years.


The election will take place during the WEC Executive Assembly in Monaco, 5-8 November 2012. The person elected, who will succeed current WEC Chair, Pierre Gadonneix, will serve a year as WEC Chair-elect before being officially seated at the end of the World Energy Congress in Daegu, October 2013.



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