LG Electronics announced the appointment of Brian Kwon, the current head of LG’s Mobile Communications and Home Entertainment business, as the chief executive officer effective December 1.
LG Electronics said Park Hyoung-sei will be the president of the Home Entertainment Company.
Morris Lee will be the president of Mobile Communications Company.
William Cho will be the chief strategy officer of LG.
Bae Doo-yong will be the chief financial officer of LG.
LG said Brian Kwon, 56-year, has played an important role at LG in his more than three decades at the company.
The new leadership team will focus to accelerating LG’s digital transformation across all operations to be more data-centric.
LG said it will expand its focus on future core and common technologies with the setting up of the Future Technology Center to support the existing Artificial Intelligence Lab, Advanced Robotics Lab and Software Business Project Management Office under the CTO division.