Samsung Electronics Chairman, Lee Kun-Hee Dies At The Age Of 78

Samsung Electronics Chairman, Lee Kun-Hee Dies At The Age Of 78

Samsung Electronics Chairman, Lee Kun-Hee Dies At The Age Of 78

The Chairman of Samsung Electronics, Lee Kun-Hee, has passed on at the age of 78.

Samsung who announced his death, didn’t reveal what caused it.

Mr. Lee had been incapacitated since a heart attack in 2014.

The company said in a statement;

“It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Kun-hee Lee, Chairman of Samsung Electronics.

“Chairman Lee passed away on October 25 with his family, including Vice Chairman Jay Y. Lee, by his side.

“Chairman Lee was a true visionary who transformed Samsung into the world-leading innovator and industrial powerhouse from a local business. His legacy will be everlasting.”

When Lee inherited the chairmanship of the Samsung group in 1987 founded by his father as a fish and fruit exporter, it was already the country’s largest conglomerate, with operations ranging from consumer electronics to construction.

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