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Suh Byung-soo Mayor
Mayor, City of Busan
Birth Date : January 9, 1952
Birth Place : Ulsan
Phone : +82-51-888-1001
FAX : +82-51-888-1009

Education

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Feb. 1971 Graduated from Kyungnam High School, Busan
Feb. 1978 Received a Bachelor's Degree in Economics from Sogang University
Dec. 1987 Received Ph. D. in Economics, Northern Illinois University in USA

Main Public Careers

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1992 - Adjunct professor of Dong-Pusan College
1994 - 2000 Head of Haeundae-gu branch office of the Saemaeul Movement
2000 - 2002 The 2nd Mayor of Haeundae-gu elected by popular vote
2002 - May 15, 2004 The 16th, 17th, 18th and 19th member of the National Assembly representing the Saenuri Party in Haeundae-gu/Gijang-gun Gap
2004 - Adviser of the Union of the Handicapped Association in Busan
Nov. 2005 - Dec. 2005 Chief Policymaker of the Grand National Party Hannara
Jun. 2006 - Sep. 2007 Chairman of the Grand National Party Hannara-Busan branch
Sep. 2007 - Aug. 2008 Head of the Yeuido Research Institute
Aug. 2008 - May 2010 Chairman of the National Assembly's Strategy & Finance Committee
Jul. 2010 - May. 2011 Elected as a member of the Supreme Council of Hannara
Jan. 2011 - May. 2012 Chairman of the Urban Regeneration Special Committee of Hannara
May 2012 - May 2013 Secretary General of the Saenuri Party
Jul. 1, 2014 7th mayor elected by popular vote