Dongbu Daewoo Electronics announced on March 2 that Vice President Lee Jae-kook (picture), head of the management support division of the company, was promoted to its president.
After graduating from Andong High School and Sungkyunkwan University, the newly-elected president served as head of the Support Group, director of the North America Management Team, and director of the Home Appliance Business Management Support Division at Samsung Electronics. He also served as CEO at home appliance company Lihom and a distribution company CJ GLS. Then, he joined Dongbu Daewoo Electronics as vice president and head of the management support division in Feb. 2013 when the company started the business.
Dongbu Daewoo Electronics said, “The promotion is for the active and preemptive actions to deal with the prolonged recession in the global market and the risks from the change of the business environment.”