Composition and Operation of the BOD

LG Electronics strictly complies with the Board’s operating regulations to enable it to carry out its oversight function, and promotes the protection of shareholder rights and sustainable growth through responsible management.


  • Composition of the BOD

    • The BOD is composed of seven members in order to facilitate efficient decision-making and the efficient operation of meetings.
    • The BOD has two executive directors, one non-executive director, and four independent directors. Thus, external directors account for the majority (57%) of BOD members.
    • The BOD comprehensively evaluates independence, professionalism, and diversity when appointing directors, and does not discriminate in terms of gender, race, religion, political views, culture, etc.

Classification / Name / Position / Major Career Experience / Last Appointed in / Note Non-executive Director / Young-Soo Kwon / COO of the Holding Company / March 2019 / - Chairman of the Board - Management Committee - Chairman of the Independent Director Candidate Recommendation Committee Executive Directors / Brian Kwon / CEO / March 2020 / - Chairman of the Management Committee - ESG Committee Doo-Yong Bae / CEO / March 2021 / - Management Committee - Internal Trading Committee Independent Directors / Dae-Hyung Kim / Former CFO of GE Plastics China Former CFO of GE Plastics Asia/Pacific / March 2019 / - ESG Committee - Internal Trading Committee - Chairman of the Audit Committee - Independent Director Candidate Recommendation Committee Yong-Ho Baek / Former Chairperson, Fair Trade Commission Professor, Graduate School of Policy Sciences, Ewha Womans University / March 2020 / - ESG Committee - Audit Committee Sang-Gu Lee / Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Seoul National University / March 2019 / - ESG Committee - Internal Trading Committee - Independent Director Candidate Recommendation Committee Su-Jin Kang / Former Public Prosecutor, Seoul, Suwon, Daejeon Prosecutor’s Office Professor, Korea University School of Law / March 2021 / - ESG Committee - Internal Trading Committee - Audit Committee Classification / Name / Position / Major Career Experience / Last Appointed in / Note Non-executive Director / Young-Soo Kwon / COO of the Holding Company / March 2019 / - Chairman of the Board - Management Committee - Chairman of the Independent Director Candidate Recommendation Committee Executive Directors / Brian Kwon / CEO / March 2020 / - Chairman of the Management Committee - ESG Committee Doo-Yong Bae / CEO / March 2021 / - Management Committee - Internal Trading Committee Independent Directors / Dae-Hyung Kim / Former CFO of GE Plastics China Former CFO of GE Plastics Asia/Pacific / March 2019 / - ESG Committee - Internal Trading Committee - Chairman of the Audit Committee - Independent Director Candidate Recommendation Committee Yong-Ho Baek / Former Chairperson, Fair Trade Commission Professor, Graduate School of Policy Sciences, Ewha Womans University / March 2020 / - ESG Committee - Audit Committee Sang-Gu Lee / Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Seoul National University / March 2019 / - ESG Committee - Internal Trading Committee - Independent Director Candidate Recommendation Committee Su-Jin Kang / Former Public Prosecutor, Seoul, Suwon, Daejeon Prosecutor’s Office Professor, Korea University School of Law / March 2021 / - ESG Committee - Internal Trading Committee - Audit Committee
  • Operation of the BOD

    • The BOD fulfills its role of managerial supervision by accurately evaluating, and proposing a wide spectrum of opinions on, major management issues and work conducted by management.
    • The BOD explores new growth engines and measures aimed at corporate growth with a broad perspective, while the management focuses on its professional roles such as product and strategy development. Accordingly, major management roles are suitably and appropriately separated.
    • Independent directors are given the opportunity to participate in the business operations of the company by serving as objective outside experts in terms of monitoring and checking management.

  • Appointment of BOD Chair

    • BOD Regulations: The Chair of the BOD may be appointed from among the executive directors including the CEO, other non-executive directors, and independent directors.
    • The BOD seeks to facilitate the implementation of responsible management and improve the transparency of its own operations through the appointment of a Chairperson who is separate from the CEO.
    • The Chairperson of the BOD leads the deliberation and resolution of matters approved by the AGM1), the approval of financial statements, revisions to the Articles of Association, financing, and other major business matters.

    1) AGM: Annual General Meeting

Activities of the BOD

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