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hynix CEO, Jong-Kap Kim Awarded ‘2009 Akira Inoue Award’

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Seoul, December 3rd, 2009

hynix Semiconductor Inc. (‘hynix’, today announced Jong-Kap Kim, CEO of hynix has been awarded ‘2009 Akira Inoue Award’ sponsored by the industry association SEMI, honoring for the best industry’s Environment, Health and Security (‘EHS’) performance.

According to SEMI, Dr. Kim has been selected since he showed outstanding leadership in influencing the industry’s EHS performance with various activities such as developing ‘Eco-friendly’ products and establishing systems for the EHS area. “Despite many challenges in the semiconductor industry over the years, hynix has made efforts to continuously perform the environment management,” Stanley Myers, President and CEO of SEMI said.

hynix has contributed to make a sustainable environment under the company’s core strategy ‘environment management’. “hynix will further enhance our efforts on ‘Environmental Management’ and be committed to working on this indispensable responsibility to protect the most valuable environmental assets as well as playing a valuable role to contribute to our industry,” Jong-Kap Kim, CEO of hynix said.

The ‘Akira Inoue Award’ was established by SEMI to recognize individuals in industry and academia, who have made significant contributions to the semiconductor industry and to society in the area of EHS.

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About hynix Semiconductor Inc.

hynix Semiconductor Inc. (HSI) of Icheon, Korea, is the world’s top tier memory semiconductor supplier offering Dynamic Random Access Memory chips (“DRAMs”) , Flash memory chips (“NAND Flash”) and CMOS Image Sensor (“CIS”) for a wide range of distinguished customers globally. The Company’s shares are traded on the Korea Exchange, and the Global Depository shares are listed on the Luxemburg Stock Exchange. Further information about hynix is available at



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