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KGCCI Sec. Gen. Juergen Woehler Gets Cross of the German Order of Merit
Guenther Oettinger, Minister President of Baden-Wuerttemberg (left), and Juergen Woehler

Juergen Woehler, secretary general of the Korean-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry, was awarded the Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany ("Bundesverdienstkreuz amBande") by German President Horst Koehler for promoting German-Korean relations.

At the solemn ceremony in Stuttgart on April 24, the Minister President of Baden-Wuerttemberg, Guenther Oettinger, handed over the Order of Merit to Juergen Woehler and referring to his decade-long professional and honorary commitment for the German-Korean relations, especially within the economic sector.

Juergen Woehler worked for the chamber in Seoul from1985 - 1987, when he also met his wife, Mi-Kyoung. Hekept involved with Korea as a Board Member and Chairman of the German-Korean Business Association, Korea Country Committee Chairman of the German Asia-Pacific Business Association and Board Member of the German-Korean Society.

He gave Germanbusinessmen and in particular young people an understanding of Korea through publications, interviews as well as lectures.


The Korean-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KGCCI) is your first contact in Korea. It began operations in Seoul in1981.

The Chamber fosters economic relations between the Federal Republic of Germany and the Republic of Korea, steadily expands its activities and adapts them to the changing customer demands.

Today, the KGCCI has more than400 member companies representing all types of businesses.The KGCCI is an experienced and proven partner for Korean and German companies.

KGCCI offers professional, comprehen-sive and costumer-focused services. Furthermore, KGCCI is the official representative of the Korean-German business world, e.g. at official bilateral consultations.

With its numerous networking activities, the Chamber also is the central German business club in Seoul.

For details or inquiries please contact Carsten Lienemann, Deputy Secretary General of Korean-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry - KGCCI.

Hannam Plaza, 28-2 Hannam-dong, Yongsan-gu
Seoul 140-884
Republic Korea
Tel.: +82-2-37804-685
Fax: +82-2-37804-637

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