In response to the diverse changes taking place in the Financial environment worldwide, KB Financial Group came into being with the establishment of KB Financial Holding Incorporated on September 29, 2008, made possible by the comprehensive transfer of the stocks of major subsidiary. As of December 2014, the Group was Korea’s largest and leading provider of a comprehensive range of Financial services, complete with total assets amounting to KRW 308 trillion and with the farthest-ranging customer basis and network of branches in Korea. KB Financial Holding’s subsidiaries located in Korea include KB Kookmin Bank, KB Kookmin Card, KB Investment and Securities, KB Life Insurance, KB Asset Management, KB Capital, KB Savings Bank, KB Real Estate Trust, KB Investment, KB Credit Information, and KB Data systems. The Group’s subsidiaries overseas include Kookmin Bank Hong Kong Limited in Hong Kong, Kookmin Bank International Limited in the United Kingdom, Kookmin Bank Cambodia PLC, and Kookmin Bank China Limited.
*As of December 31, 2014
|Company Name||KB Financial Group|
|Chairman & CEO||Jong Kyoo Yoon|
|Headquarters||84, Namdaemun-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul(Euljiro 2-ga)|
|Number of Employees||25,233(including all subsidiaries, temporary contracts)|
|Total Assets||KRW 308,355,708 million|
|Operating Income||KRW 1,959,123 million|
|Net Income||KRW 1,415,111 million|
|Number of Branches||1,301(domestic: 1,289, overseas: 12)|
|Number of Customers||28,659,386(KB Kookmin Bank)|
|Major Shareholders and
|National Pension Service(9.42%) The Bank of New York Mellon(8.41%) Employee Stock Ownership Association(0.63%)|
KB Financial Group is pursuing model enterprise of corporate governance for the objectives of transparent management, independence of the board of directors, and protection of shareholders’ rights.