The former chairman of the board and audit inspection, Finance Minister and Fair Trade Commissioner, Jeon Yoon-cheol, has been named as the new chairman of the board of the Gwangju Biennale Foundation.
Born in Mokpo, the newly appointed Jeon served as an executive member of various finance, economy and audit organizations throughout his career in governmental agencies at the Ministry of Finance, Fair Trade Commission and Board and Audit Inspection.
At the board meeting held yesterday, new board and audit members for the Gwangju Biennale Foundation were elected. The Gwangju Biennale Foundation will welcome a total of 15 new directors of the board during the rest of the month.
Meanwhile, the newly appointed board chair, Jeon Yoon-cheol, who specializes in economic and financial affairs, is expected to revitalize the Gwangju Biennale and its transparent and effective financial operation.