LG Electronics Inc.: LG Electronics Names New Executives


LG Electronics (LG) today announced 44 executive appointments, among them three new company presidents. Among the promotions are new executives to lead the Home Entertainment (HE) Company and Global Sales and Marketing Office. New positions are effective December 1, 2013 with promotions taking effect on January 1, 2014.

Dr. Jong-seok Park (IMPM'07), head of LG's Mobile Communications (MC) Company, has been promoted to the title of President of LG Electronics. Dr. Park, 55, will continue in his role as President and CEO of the MC Company where he successfully oversaw the development of the popular LG G2, Nexus 5 and G Flex smartphones. With more than 30 years of experience at LG, Dr. Park previously headed LG's mobile phone R&D operations before taking on the role as head of the MC Company in 2010. A graduate of Seoul National University and Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Mr. Park received his M.B.A. from McGill University in Canada and a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the University of Florida in the United States.

Read full article: 4-Traders, November 27, 2013