Grand Korea Leisure has said it named former Paju Mayor Ryoo Hwa-sun as the new CEO at an extraordinary shareholders’ meeting on Wednesday.
Ryoo received his bachelor’s degree in sociology from Seoul National University and an MBA from Sogang University.
GKL CEO Ryoo Hwa-su (GKL)
He served as managing editor of the Korea Economic Daily, CEO of Korea Economic Daily TV and a member of the presidential committee on regional development, before serving as Paju Mayor from 2004 to 2010.
GKL, a subsidiary of the state-run Korea Tourism Organization, operates three Seven Luck casinos ― at Millennium Seoul Hilton in central Seoul, Convention Annex building in southern Seoul and Busan Lotte in Busan.