Board of Trustees

Wonhong Cho P’20 P’21

Wonhong Cho, Parent Trustee, was elected to the Board of Trustees in 2017.

He is the chief marketing officer, executive vice president of the Hyundai Motor Company headquartered in Seoul, South Korea. Cho began his education at Seoul National University, earning a Master's degree, thereupon later attended the University of Pennsylvania-The Wharton School where he received his Master of Business Administration.

He started his career at Hyundai Motor Company and worked for a global management consulting company, the Monitor Group based in Boston, which was recently merged into Deloitte company and then handpicked by the company's heir apparent, Chung Eui-Sun, for his current position. 

Cho's position at Hyundai is remarkable due to his young age relative to other vice presidents and his commitment to his work. In a Q&A with Webby Award-winning website, brand channel, he is quoted with the expression "The only true metric for growth is how much customers love your brand."