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Samsung Heir May Get Promoted to Chairman Following Father’s Passing

Samsung Heir May Get Promoted to Chairman Following Father’s Passing

SEOUL, Oct. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — Speculation is growing over when Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong would take the position of chairman in South Korea’s largest conglomerate following his father’s death, industry insiders said Tuesday, though the heir has already been recognized as the tech giant’s de facto leader. His father and a longtime [...]

Veteran Director Appointed Chairman of General Fusion

Veteran Director Appointed Chairman of General Fusion

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — Today, General Fusion announced the appointment of Klaas de Boer as Chairman of its Board of Directors. This appointment coincides with the arrival of new institutional investors backing the Company’s program to commercialize practical fusion energy. This program includes constructing a Fusion Demonstration Plant, which will showcase [...]

Neuralstem Appoints Ken Carter, Ph.D., as Executive Chairman of the Board

Neuralstem Appoints Ken Carter, Ph.D., as Executive Chairman of the Board

GERMANTOWN, Md., Dec. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Neuralstem, Inc. (Nasdaq: CUR), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of nervous system therapies based on its neural stem cell and small molecule technologies, appointed Kenneth C. Carter, Ph.D., as the Company’s Executive Chairman of the Board to be effective on January 1, 2019. Dr. Carter will [...]

CNH Industrial Appoints New Chairman

CNH Industrial Appoints New Chairman

London, Jul. 21 (Korea Bizwire) – The Board of Directors of CNH Industrial meeting today noted with deep regret that Chairman Sergio Marchionne will be unable to return to work. The Board has therefore named Suzanne Heywood as Chairman. The Board will continue the process that is already under way to select a new CEO. In [...]

LG Group Chief Koo Bon-moo Dies

LG Group Chief Koo Bon-moo Dies

SEOUL, May 21 (Korea Bizwire) – LG Group Chairman Koo Bon-moo, who led South Korea’s fourth-largest conglomerate, has died in Seoul, the company said Sunday. He was 73. An official from LG Group said Koo died peacefully while his family was watching. Koo had several brain surgeries earlier this year, and was recently hospitalized when [...]