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    Contribution to Global Korean Wave and K-POP Growth Contribution!

    Lee Soo Man, executive producer of SM Entertainment, was honored with the "Best Management Award" at the 2017 Kotler Awards.

    Lee Soo Man, executive producer, won the 'Best CEO Award' on March 6 at 3:30 pm at the 2017 Kotler Awards held at the guesthouse of the Shilla Hotel in Seoul, recognizing his contribution to K-POP growth by creating a global wave.
     
    The Kotler Award is designed to create customer value and market-leading entrepreneurs and entrepreneurs based on the spirit of Philip Kotler, a professor at Northwestern University in the United States, who is called "the father of marketing" and the world's top business thinker. It was held for the first time this year as a global marketing awards ceremony, co-hosted by Korea Marketing Association and Dong-A Ilbo in Korea.
     
    In addition, the winners were selected by a panel of judges, including Professor Philip Kotler and a panel of Korean academic and industry experts. Lee Soo Man, Executive Producer, is the only individual to be awarded to leaders who created the best value in global marketing. He won the 'Best Management Award' and focused his attention.

    In particular, SM Entertainment Group recently started to expand its global business, which combines content, marketing and new technology of the 4th industry, by taking over the advertising agency business. As a result, Lee Soo Man, general producer producer, It is more meaningful in that it achieved the achievements at the Kotler Awards held for the first time in Korea.

    In addition, Kotler Awards said, "The root of K-POP, which represents the Korean Wave culture, contains the efforts of SM Lee Soo Man. It has contributed greatly to the growth of K-POP by continually planning overseas advancement without being satisfied with the success in the domestic market by introducing an innovative and systematic system in the entertainment field. Lee Soo Man, who has led the Korean wave and entertainment industry, once again confirmed the influence of the producer.

    - Google translation.​​