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Kim is the eldest son of Kim Sang-heon, adviser of Dongsuh Companies, whose key affiliate is Dongsuh Food best known for instant coffee. Kim is also the grandson of Kim Jae-myeong, founder and honorary chairman of the group.
Dongsuh Group has attracted attention as its eight spun-off companies never recorded a deficit in annual sales throughout the 2000s. Dongsuh Food, considered to be the group’s main cash cow, posted sales of 1.5 trillion won ($1.29 billion) in annual sales in 2014.