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Yong Kil Shin

Yong Kil Shin

Chairman & CEO, Korea Life Insurance Association

Yong Kil Shin was appointed Chairman and CEO of the Korean Life Insurance Association (KLIA) in December 2017 after a career built in the life insurance sector. Prior to joining KLIA he was President and CEO of KB Life Insurance and he had spent a decade in in various roles and segments within Kyobo group including President of Kyobo Life Insurance and President and CEO of Kyobo Automobile Insurance, MD (Asset Mangement) and MD (Investment Business).

Chairman Shin has a BA in German language and literature from Seoul National University and a Ph.D. in Finance from Georgia State University.



December 2017 ~ Present – Chairman & CEO, Korea Life Insurance Association
January 2015 ~ December 2017 – President & CEO, KB Life Insurance
April 2011 ~ March 2013 – Member, Financial Development Deliberation Committee
April 2008 ~ December 2013 – President, Kyobo Life Insurance
October 2006 ~ March 2008 – Vice President, Kyobo Life Insurance
May 2002 ~ October 2006 – President & CEO, Kyobo Automobile Insurance
October 2000 ~ May 2001 – Managing Director (Asset Management), Kyobo Life
May 2000 ~ September 2000 – Managing Director (Investment Business), Kyobo Life
July 1994 ~ February 1996 – Director (Planning & Coordination), Kyobo Life