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Simon Kang

President / Global Marketing Office Leader

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Since joining LG in 1986 as a general manager for the company's facility in Worms, Germany, Mr. Kang has built up impressive international experience through a number of management positions overseas in Germany, Canada and the United States as well as in Seoul.

In 1990 Mr. Kang was appointed general manager of LG Electronics' International Finance Department in Seoul, two years later named general manager of the company's Organization Revitalization Team. Later in 1992, he was promoted to executive director and senior consultant of management innovation for LG Electronics and in 1995 he became executive director and team leader of the Zenith Support Team (ZEST).

Mr. Kang took another oversees position in 1996, as President of the company's Canadian Office. The next year Mr. Kang was appointed Vice President and Corporate Treasurer of Zenith Electronics Corporation, a subsidiary of LG Electronics. Then, in 2000, he moved up to become President of LG Electronics' U.S. Digital Appliance Brand Management division, leading the successful launch of LG's digital appliance business in U.S.

Mr. Kang became President and CEO of DD(Digital Display) Company in 2007 and led a successful turnaround in Digital Display. DD and DM(Digital Media) merged to form HE(Home Entertainment) company in 2009 and he was appointed as the company's President and CEO.