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Samsung Chief’s Share Value Rises Most over Past 5 yrs

Samsung Chief’s Share Value Rises Most over Past 5 yrs

SEOUL, Sept. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — Lee Kun-hee, chief of South Korea’s top conglomerate, Samsung Group, saw his stock value increase the most over the past five years compared to other business tycoons, a report showed Tuesday. Lee, bedridden, held stocks worth 14.8 trillion won (US$12.4 billion) as of Friday, according to the report compiled [...]

“Value”, “Customer”, “Innovation” Keywords of Choice Among Conglomerate Heads

“Value”, “Customer”, “Innovation” Keywords of Choice Among Conglomerate Heads

SEOUL, Jan. 3 (Korea Bizwire) – Aside from “business”, “value”, “customer” and “innovation” were the keywords most commonly uttered by the leaders of South Korea’s top 10 conglomerates in their New Year’s addresses. Data provided by leadership assessment service CEOscore revealed that after “business”, which was uttered a leading 32 times, value, customer and innovation [...]

Samsung Group Chairman Lee Kun-hee ‘s Offshore Account May Cost Him at Insurance Subsidiary

Samsung Group Chairman Lee Kun-hee ‘s Offshore Account May Cost Him at Insurance Subsidiary

SEOUL, Nov. 28 (Korea Bizwire) – Samsung chairman Lee Kun-hee’s position as the largest stakeholder of Samsung Life Insurance is in jeopardy after speculation over the existence of a secret offshore account was corroborated in a National Policy Committee meeting held on November 27. Politician Park Chan-dae said, “Chairman Lee’s eligibility as the largest stakeholder [...]

How a Single False Tip Rocked the Korean Stock Market

How a Single False Tip Rocked the Korean Stock Market

SEOUL, July 1 (Korea Bizwire) – “Samsung Group chairman Lee Kun-hee dies. Expecting announcement at 3 p.m. Embargo.” An unidentified tip announcing the death of one of Korea’s most revered business moguls shocked the Korean stock market which ran rampant across social media on June 30.  The rumor of the death of Korea’s richest (Forbes [...]