SK Hynix announced on Feb. 1 that CEO Lee Seok-hee won the "2020 IEEE CTSoc Distinctive Exemplary Industry Leader Award" by the Consumer Technology Society (CTSoc) of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).
CEO Lee attended the award ceremony through video connection on Jan. 31 in Korean time. The award is given to one person every year by selecting an industry leader who has a great leadership influence around the world and has shown outstanding performance in the development of consumer technology.
CEO Lee was selected as the winner in recognition of his leadership and technical contribution in the memory semiconductor industry.
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