LG Electronics has announced the appointment of Kim Ki-Wan as the managing director of its India operations, with effect from August 1, 2015. Presently, Ki-Wan is executive vice president of LG's Home Entertainment Overseas Sales and Marketing Group.
Speaking about the development, Kwon says, 'In my endeavour to leverage the synergies of the Indian business, LG India has today grown to be among the top five markets, globally, for LG Electronics, and maintains its leadership position in consumer durables. I congratulate Mr. Kim on his appointment and am sure under his leadership; LG India will ensure stronger growth for the company."
With more than 30 years of work experience at LG, Ki-Wan's past assignments include being the CEO of MEA regional company and the global marketing officer at LG Electronics.
LG Electronics, a wholly owned subsidiary of LG Electronics, South Korea, was established in January 1997 in India.