Samsung: Lee Jae-yong responded that company development is more important

Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-Yong reappeared in the public eye after receiving amnesty on Easter Day in August. On September 21, local time, after finishing a half-month overseas business trip, He responded at Gimpo Airport in South Korea about whether he would take over the chairmanship of the group within the year. He said that the development of the company is more important.

After Lee Jae-Yong was released from prison, he made a big impression on his presence and visited Samsung's domestic and foreign fulcrums one after another. During his overseas trip, he went to South America and the United Kingdom. In addition to work negotiation, he also intends to canvass for the bid for the "2030 Busan World Expo". Lee Jae-Yong's recent performance has led the outside world to speculate that he may take over as chairman of Samsung this year.

Lee Jae-Yong also said that he had not met with the British chip design company ARM, but regarding Samsung's proposed acquisition of ARM, he revealed that "SoftBank Chairman Masayoshi Son may visit (South Korea) Seoul next month", and it is still unclear what kind of proposal he will come up with at that time. Know.

Lee Jae-Yong, 54, was promoted to Samsung vice-chairman 10 years ago. In 2021, the Seoul High Court in South Korea found that Lee Jae-Yong had bribed an aide of former President Park Geun-Hye to gain government support for the merger of two Samsung Group subsidiaries, and sentenced Lee Jae-Yong to two years and six months in prison.

On August 13 this year, Lee Jae-Yong was released on parole. He was allowed to return to work fully and the employment restrictions he faced while on parole were lifted. South Korea's Ministry of Justice stated that Lee Jae-Yong and others were pardoned for the sake of the country's economy, and South Korea wanted them to "lead the country's continued economic growth through active technology investment and job creation. "

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