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1. Introduction of Ricardo
Founded in 1915, Ricardo is a global engineering and strategic, technical and
environmental consultancy business with a value chain that includes the niche
manufacture and assembly of high-performance products. Our goal is to be the
world’s pre-eminent brand in the development and application of solutions to
meet the challenges in the transportation, energy and scarce resources sectors.
In 2015 Ricardo celebrated its Centenary Celebration and has reaffirmed its
pledge to continues its 100 years of commitment to research and development,
drawing talent, energy and experience from a team of over 2900 professional
engineers, consultants, scientists and support staff who continue to deliver
innovative products and services to our global customers.
2. Why do you invest in Korea?
Ricardo invests in Korea because Korea, along with China and Japan, is
one of the key markets in East Asia in terms of transportation and energy.
Some of our global clients are major Korean companies such as Hyundai
Motor Company, Kia Motor Company, SsangYong Motor Company, as
well as Hyundai Heavy Industries, STX Engine, Samsung Heavy Industries,
Samsung Electronics, LG Electronics, SK and the world’s major OEMS, supply
chain organizations, energy companies, financial institutions and government
3. Evaluate Korea’s Global Competitiveness and investment environment
compared to other Asia countries.
Korea offers a vast number of opportunities for business due to its many
different industries that have become key players in the global market. It is
an exciting market with a fast-changing pace and friendly investment
environment. Challenges remain due to cultural differences but we believe
that these challenges provide an exciting opportunity for learning and growth
and so we at Ricardo welcome them.
4. What support do you want from the Korean government? Also, what is the
obstacle of investment activities and business activities?
We would like to see more support in terms of tax and labor regulations.
5. What is the reason for a multinational’s success in Korea?
The success of a multinational in Korea are due to a number of reasons. In the
case of Ricardo, we apply uniformly across our offices in the UK and
throughout the world, labor regulations that follow governmental standards
and regulations. We are flexible and adaptable to each market and specific
context and due to our fair and equitable work ethics, Ricardo employees feel
satisfied and motivated to do their best for the customers and the company.
We believe that a workplace which provides respect, stimulation, challenges
and rewards is key for continuous growth.
6. What are your management plans in 2017?
Ricardo seeks to continue to increase its market share in Korea.