LG Electronics appoints Kwon as new CEO

LG Electronics has reshuffled its top leadership with the appointment of Brian Kwon as its new Chief Executive Officer.Having joined the company since its days as Goldstar in 1987, Kwon has held a number of positions, including business planning at LG Wales and head of the monitor division before being promoted to oversee the home entertainment business in 2014. Most recently, he was head of the Korea tech giant’s TV and mobile business.

Kwon takes over from Jo Seong-Jin who assumed the post in 2016.

Other leadership changes include Park Hyoung-sei as President of the home entertainment business, Morries Lee as President of the mobile communications, business, tainment Company, William Cho in the newly created position of Chief Strategy Officer, and Bae Doo-yong as Chief Financial Officer.

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