Samsung Electronics Lee Jae Yong Promoted to President

Lee Jae Yong, president of Samsung Electronics Co.
Lee Jae Yong, president of Samsung Electronics Co. Source: Samsung Electronics Co. via Bloomberg

Dec. 3 (Bloomberg) -- Samsung Electronics Co. promoted Lee Jae Yong, the son of chairman Lee Kun Hee, to president of Asia’s largest maker of memory chips, televisions and flat screens.

Lee Jae Yong was promoted from executive vice president, parent Samsung Group said in a statement today.

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