Lee Kun-hee

  • Samsung chief Lee, who made S Korea a tech powerhouse, dies
    SEOUL, OCTOBER 25 (IANS): Lee Kun-hee, who had transformed Samsung Group into one of the world's major tech giants from a small trading firm, died at a hospital in Seoul on Sunday at age 78, leaving a thorny succession challenge for his children. The chairman of the flagship Samsung Electronics had been bedridden since May 2014 following a heart attack. "Chairman Lee passed away on October 25 with his family, including Vice Chairman Jay Y. Lee, by his side. Chairman Lee