12.12.16

LG announces new sole CEO

Seong-jin Jo, LG CEO

LG has announced that Seong-jin Jo has been promoted to the position of sole Chief Executive Officer.

He is responsibility as CEO will extend across all of LG’s business units such as the home appliance & air solution company [H&A], mobile communications and home entertainment. Previously the president of the H&A company in 2015, he was instrumental in LG’s move into premium appliances.

He helped introduce built-in signature kitchen suites and helped to build the foundation for future businesses in smart homes.

Dae-hyun Song will be replacing Jo as the CEO of the Home Appliance & Air Solutions Company. Jo and Song are amongst the 58 executive promotions in LG.