Walter Cho is Chairman and CEO of Korean Air. He joined Korean Air in 2004 and gained experience in core business areas including Procurement, Corporate Strategy and Planning, Cargo Business, and Passenger Business.
Mr. Cho is an enthusiastic leader who willingly takes on challenges by pursuing innovation. He played a pivotal role in launching Korean Air’s trans-Pacific joint venture with Delta Air Lines in May 2018. He also guided the introduction of the airline’s next-generation environmentally-friendly aircraft. Equally important is Mr. Cho’s successful implementation of key IT initiatives, producing a committed digital flight plan for the airline.
As a founding member, Korean Air has been instrumental in shaping SkyTeam over the last 20 years. As chairperson, Walter Cho is playing an active role as SkyTeam grows from an established network to a digitally connected, customer-centric alliance.