The Korea Society’s 57th Annual Dinner

The Korea Society held its 57th annual dinner on Tuesday, May 6, at The Plaza in New York City. Marillyn A. Hewson, Chairman, President and CEO of Lockheed Martin Corporation, was the evening’s keynote speaker. The Republic of Korea’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, H.E. Mr. Yun Byung-se, in New York for meetings as President of the UN Security Council, also addressed the audience.

Yun Byung-se

The evening recognized the close partnership between the U.S. and Korea and honor two corporate leaders who have advanced the business ties and contributed to industrial cooperation between the two countries. The Society’s James A. Van Fleet Award, recognizing outstanding contributions to the U.S.-Korea relationship, was presented to Marillyn A. Hewson, Chairman, President and CEO of Lockheed Martin Corporation, and Yongmaan Park, Chairman and CEO of Doosan Group.

Marillyn A. Hewson

Members and friends of The Korea Society, deeply saddened by the tragic Sewol ferry accident which occurred in Korea on April 16, offered heartfelt condolences to our friends in Korea.

The Korea Society is a private, nonprofit, nonpartisan, 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to the promotion of greater awareness, understanding, and cooperation between the peoples of the United States and Korea. For more information about The Korea Society’s many programs, please visit

Marillyn A. Hewson

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