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Websitelg.com
Bloglgusblog.com
Twitter@LGUS
CategoryConsumer Electronics/Devices
Employees177,000
Founded1947
DescriptionKorean conglomerate

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CEO
President & CEO - Home Appliance Company
President & CEO - Air Conditioning & Energy Solution Company
President & CEO - Vehicle Components Company
Assistant Manager
Vice Chairman
EVP & CEO - Home Entertainment Company
EVP & CEO - Mobile Communications Company
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Investments

RealSpeaker Inc 7/2011
DecaWave 7/2010
Ecast 10/2009

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LG

LG Electronics is a South Korean multinational company that produces electronic and telecommunications products. It is a member of the LG Group and is based in Yeouido-dong, Seoul.

LG Electronics was launched in 1958 as GoldStar, which produced Korea’s first radios, TVs, refrigerators, washing machines, and air conditioners in the 1960s. It was renamed to LG Electronics in 1995, and has since continued to unveil many new products, applying new technologies in the form of mobile devices and digital TVs in the 21st century.

LG Electronics operates its business through five divisions: mobile communications, home entertainment, home appliances, air conditioning, and energy solutions. Its main products include mobile phones, TVs, audio and video equipment, home appliances, air conditioners, computer products, and semiconductors (DRAM, SDRAM and flash memory).

The company plays an active role in world markets with its assertive global business policy. As a result, it controls 112 operations including 81 subsidiaries worldwide, with roughly 84,000 executives and employees as of 2013.

As of September 2013, Bloomberg reported that LG Electronics was rated as the world’s second-largest television manufacturer after Samsung Electronics and the world’s fourth-largest mobile phone maker by unit sales.

Recent Milestones

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    LG added Seong Jin Jo as President & CEO - Home Appliance Company. (1/1/12)
    Posted 9/4/13 at 11:14pm
  • Dollar
    LG invested in RealSpeaker Inc. (7/9/11)
    Posted 2/5/14 at 3:39am
  • Dollar
    LG invested in DecaWave. (7/1/10)
    Posted 8/31/10 at 2:36am via energyharvestingjournal.com
  • Dollar
    LG invested in Ecast. (10/13/09)
    Posted 10/13/09 at 5:24pm via paidcontent.org
  • Check
    LG added Hoon Kim as Handheld Device Research Engineer. (8/6/06)
    Posted 5/8/13 at 1:48pm
  • Check
    LG added Havis Kwon as EVP & CEO - Home Entertainment Company. (1/1/98)
    Posted 9/4/13 at 10:36pm
  • Check
    LG added Younghoon Lee as Manager. (12/1/94)
    Posted 5/6/13 at 4:16am
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    LG added Jong Seok Park as EVP & CEO - Mobile Communications Company. (1/1/92)
    Posted 9/4/13 at 10:51pm
  • Check
    LG added Koo Bon-Moo as CEO. (3/24/82)
    Posted 5/27/09 at 7:21am
  • Check
    LG added Hwan Yong Nho as President & CEO - Air Conditioning & Energy Solution Company. (1/1/80)
    Posted 9/4/13 at 11:21pm
  • Check
    LG added Woo Jong Lee as President & CEO - Vehicle Components Company.
    Posted 9/4/13 at 11:37pm
  • Check
    LG added Kenny Nam as Assistant Manager.
    Posted 9/12/13 at 10:53pm

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  2. Energy Harvesting Journal (energyharvestingjournal.com) [edit]
  3. Ecast Raises $17 Million For Its Digital Jukebox Ad Network (paidcontent.org) [edit]
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