Lee Search engine optimization-hyun, the second daughter of Samsung Group Chairman Lee Kun-hee, will step away from administration of trend division at Samsung C&T Corp. to hitch Samsung Welfare Basis, the group’s philanthropic group.
Samsung Welfare Basis held a short lived board assembly on Thursday and introduced it has appointed the 45-year-old Lee – additionally youthful sister of Samsung Group inheritor Jay Y. Lee – as its new director. Her four-year time period will start on Jan. 1.
She was additionally appointed as head of a brand new operation committee beneath Samsung Museum of Artwork, higher generally known as Leeum, created to debate key points and supply recommendation for the museum’s growth.
“Lee is a well-qualified particular person for the place that may have the ability to succeed the muse’s institution function and develop social contribution tasks,” in keeping with an announcement launched by Samsung Welfare Basis. “She has lengthy been concerned in varied social contribution actions devoted to underprivileged youth and regional society.”
Samsung Welfare Basis was based by Samsung Group Chairman Lee in 1989 with an intention to assist the underprivileged and promote charity tasks.
The youngest baby of Chairman Lee joined Samsung Group’s trend enterprise in 2002 after graduating from the Parsons College of Design in New York and have become president of trend division at Samsung C&T, the conglomerate’s de facto holding firm, in 2015.
It’s not instantly recognized what made her go away her profession within the trend business she has spent 16 years. Her sister Lee Boo-jin, the eldest baby of the enterprise tycoon, is president and CEO of Resort Shilla, a resort and resort arm of Samsung Group, and her older brother Jay Y. Lee, vice chairman of Samsung Electronics, is at present enjoying a job left void by their ailing father who has been bedridden since 2014.
Lee Search engine optimization-hyun is married to Kim Jae-yeol, president of Samsung Financial Analysis Institute.
By Lee Sang-duk and Lee Eun-joo
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