History

Respected & Value No.1 GS
"Today is a very meaningful day as we take our first step and pledge to become Korea's leading company."
As Chairman Chang-Soo Huh announced in a soft yet firm voice, GS took the first step toward a long journey to become a 100-year company on March 31, 2005 at the Amoris Hall of GS Tower.
Selection & Concentration to Overcome Global Economic Crisis
Overcoming Recession with Aggressive Management and Management by Wandering Around, MBWA
2009 02 GS Caltex
Incorporated Green Century as a subsidiary (Now GS Mbiz)
04 GS Sports
GS Caltex Volleyball Team, Runner-up: 2009 Korea-Japan V-League Top Match
GS Caltex Volleyball Team, Runner-up: 2008~2009 V-League(Winner: Regular season)
05 GS
Acquisition of GS Global (former Ssangyong Corp.)
06 GS Retail
FRESH SERVE earned HACCP (Hazard Analysis & Critical Control Points)
07 GS Sports
FC Seoul, Held friendly match: vs. Manchester United
 
GS Global
Renamed to GS Global and incorporated into GS Group as a subsidiary
10 GS E&C
Won the ‘Most Reliable Korean Corporation Award' by the Korea CEO Association
11 GS SHOP
Entered into the Indian market (Quota investment by Indian media group TV18HSN HOLDINGS)
Launched integrated brand of GS SHOP
12 GS E&C
Awarded the Grand Prize for the Private Sector of the Korean Architecture Awards
2010 01 GS Sports
Changed name to GS Caltex Seoul Kixx Volleyball Team(1st January)
 
GS Caltex
Incorporated Sangji Ship as a subsidiary
02 GS Caltex
Established GS Caltex India (for sales of lubricant oil)
03 GS Caltex
Incorporated Samil Polymer Co., Ltd. as a subsidiary
 
GS SHOP
Started the mobile shopping service (web/app)
05 GS Sports
FC Seoul, Recorded: Single-match attendance(60,747)
 
GS Caltex
Established GS Bio as a subsidiary
Incorporated GS Platech as a subsidiary
06 GS Caltex
Completed the No. 3 HOU (VR HCR, 60,000 BPSD, total 215,000 BPSD)
09 GS E&C
Rated as the Most Reliable Company 2 years in a row
Admitted into Dow Jones Sustainability Index
10 GS Caltex
Established GS Caltex (Suzhou) Plastic China Co., Ltd.
 
GS
Announcement of a new GS brand slogan "Grow with uS, GS"
11 GS Caltex
Incorporated GS Ecometal as a subsidiary
 
GS Global
Acquired a chemical machinery and power generator producing company, DKT
12 GS SHOP
First home shopping company in Korea to record over KRW 2 trillion in gross sales volume
 
GS Sports
FC Seoul, Winner: K League
2011 03 GS Retail
Established Logistics Center Balan
05 GS SHOP
Entered into the Thai market (Established TRUE GS with TRUE VISION, a Thai media group)
06 GS Caltex
Established GS Caltex (Czech) Plastic China Co., Ltd.
07 GS Global
Established China Suzhou Steel Service Center as a new platform of steel business
08 GS Sports
FC Seoul, Recorded: Seasonal winning streaks(7 wins)
09 GS E&C
Rated as the Most Reliable Corporation 3 years in a row
Admitted into the Dow Jones Sustainability Index, 2years in a row
10 GS E&C
Awarded the first issue prize of the 2011 Korea Sustainability Contest of the Korea Reader's Choice Award
 
GS Sports
FC Seoul, Recorded: First Korean Club with over 500,000 attendances in consecutive seasons
12 GS Caltex
Awarded with USD 20 billion Export Tower Prize
 
GS Retail
Listed in the stock market