The Samsung Electronics compliance committee led by former Supreme Court Justice Kim Ji-hyung and the CEOs of seven Samsung Group companies meets at the Samsung Electronics headquarters in Seocho District, southern Seoul on Tuesday.
Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong urged employees to continue pushing investment, employment and social responsibility in his first message to staff since his imprisonment earlier this month.
Lee Jae-yong, the de facto head of Samsung Group, has vowed his continuous support for the group's compliance committee in his first message in prison as he seeks to keep up his pledge of improving law-abiding culture at Korea's top conglomerate.
Preorders for Samsung Electronics' new flagship smartphone line are estimated to be larger than those of its predecessor, industry insiders here said Thursday, as the tech giant targets brisk sales of its latest 5G handsets.
Investors, led by retail investors, have been piling into shares of the country's biggest companies, leading to a bull concentrated on the big caps and a bifurcation of the market.
The imprisonment of Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong will likely impact the group's investments and entry into new businesses due to the absence of the de facto leader, according to major business lobbying groups.
Business lobbying groups issued statements over the weekend, pleading leniency in a bribery case involving Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong, with the Seoul High Court due to issue a verdict on Monday.
Samsung Electronics has introduced the Galaxy S21, its latest smartphone.
Samsung Electronics unveiled its latest mobile processing chip Exynos 2100 built on an advanced process node during the CES 2021 on Tuesday, posing a major challenge to Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 888.