|[ Etc ] Kukkiwon Appoints 3 New Directors|
Kukkiwon has appointed 3 new directors including an IOC member to be reborn as a global
Kukkiwon held the ¡®2nd Temporary Board of Director¡¯s Meeting of 2017¡¯ at Mercure AMBASSADOR
Gangnam SODOWE Hotel at 11:00 am on April 24th (Mon), with all 12 current directors participating.
In the meeting, new directors were appointed, who are as follows: Nat Indrapana, an IOC member
(Thailand); Athanasios Pragalos, the president of the European Taekwondo Union (Greece); and
Park Sunkyoung, the president of Yong In University.
Director Nat Indrapana has been acting as an IOC member since 1990, and had served as vice
president of the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF), and president of the Taekwondo Association
Director Athanasios Pragalos is serving both as the president of the European Taekwondo Union
and a member of the Executive Council at World Taekwondo Federation, and Director Park
Sunkyoung had been appointed as the professor at Yong In University in 1995, had served as the
director at office of planning and coordination, and then vice president, and from 2014 has been
serving as the president of Yong In University.
As 3 new directors were appointed in this meeting, the directors of Kukkiwon have been increased from 12 to 15.
In the ¡®1st Temporary Board of Director¡¯s Meeting of 2017¡¯ on February 4th, Kukkiwon has commissioned to the relevant executive committee on the matters including appointment of directors and formation of selection committee. As a follow-up measure, Selection Committee (5 members) for the appointment of new directors was formed on March 31st.
The Selection Committee held meetings 3 times, and decided to recommend total of 3, including 1 (Nat Indrapana) from international sports organization, 1 foreign Taekwondo practitioner (Athanasios Pragalos), and 1 woman (Park Sunkyoung) as the candidates for new directors.
Meanwhile, the committee has reached a consensus to confront strongly using appropriate means and methods against certain forces raising various doubts or trying to defame with specific purpose to damage Kukkiwon.
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