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‘Nut Rage’ Heiress’s Sister Back as Social Responsibility Exec

Emily Cho
Emily ChoPhotographer: Ore Huiying/Bloomberg

The youngest daughter of South Korea’s late Hanjin Group chairman, who had relinquished all her corporate duties after a water-tossing incident, is back working as an executive focused on social responsibility, the company confirmed.

Emily Cho stepped down as senior vice president of Hanjin Group’s airline unit Korean Air in April 2018 after police began investigating allegations she threw water at the face of an advertising agency worker during a business meeting. Prosecutors later determined that the water was tossed at no one in particular and cleared her of assault charges, South Korea’s Maeil Business newspaper reported.