Bloomberg Markets' 50 Most Influential

By Bloomberg Markets - 2012-09-05T07:58:26Z

Photograph by Seokyong Lee/Bloomberg

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Chung Mong Koo

Chairman, Hyundai Motor Co.

The 74-year-old son of the industrial group's founder has made Hyundai Motor the world's No. 5 car company and is making inroads in the luxury segment. Hyundai Motor was the most profitable of the world's large automakers in 2011.