SK Telecom CEO Ha Sung-min Re-elected as GSMA Board Member

Thursday 13 Dec 2012 | Member Press Release |

  • CEO Ha Sung-min to serve as member of the GSMA Board for the two-year period from January 2013 through December 2014

Seoul, Korea, December 13, 2012 – SK Telecom (NYSE:SKM) announced today that President and CEO Ha Sung-min has been re-elected as a GSMA board member. The GSMA announced today that it has elected new members of the GSMA Board for the two-year period from January 2013 through December 2014.

Serving as a board member since 2010, CEO Ha Sung-min has been actively performing his role, making strong efforts to contribute to the success of the organization and development of the global mobile industry.

Besides the CEO, many senior executives of SK Telecom are participating in diverse GSMA Working Groups. SK Telecom has been also playing a pivotal role in the GSMA’s joint projects/ initiatives in various fields, including NFC and RCS, while taking part in the world-renowned exhibitions and conferences such as Mobile World Congress and Mobile Asia Expo.

SK Telecom also announced that it will participate in Mobile World Congress 2013 to be held in Barcelona, Spain, in February next year to share with the world its cutting-edge services and solutions, and to suggest ideas to facilitate the adoption of new next-generation services.

“I am honored and privileged to be re-elected as a member of the GSMA board,” said Ha Sung-min, SK Telecom’s President and CEO. “I look forward to working closely with other GSMA board members to develop ideas that lead to greater customer value and convenience, and I am confident that SK Telecom’s strong determination, technological and broad experience will contribute greatly to achieving this goal.”

About SK Telecom

SK Telecom (NYSE: SKM, KSE: 017670), established in 1984, is Korea’s leading telecommunications provider with more than 26 million subscribers, which accounts for more than 50% of the total market. The company reached KRW 15.945 trillion in revenue in 2011. SK Telecom was the first to launch and commercialize CDMA, CDMA 2000 1x, CDMA EV-DO and HSDPA networks, and it currently provides cellular, wireless internet, mobile media, global roaming service and more. For more information, please visit or email to

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Irene Kim

SK Telecom Co. Ltd.

(822) 6100-3834


Jay Moon

SK Telecom Co. Ltd.

(822) 6100-3829



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