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lee kun-hee

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Samsung chairman stable after suffering heart attack

Lee Kun-hee, 72, undergoes surgery after suffering from breathing difficulties that required him to be resuscitated.

By May 11, 2014

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Samsung must innovate 'non-stop,' chairman urges

The company has to ditch age-old business plans and ideas to remain competitive, Chairman Lee Kun-hee says.

By January 3, 2014

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Samsung chairman fends off family's lawsuit in $4 billion win

Lee Kun-hee's relatives had been seeking nearly $4 billion in assets he holds in Samsung Group.

By February 1, 2013

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Samsung chairman steps down

Lee Kun-Hee, who led Samsung for 20 years, is giving up his position at the company amid tax fraud accusations, according to Reuters.

By April 21, 2008

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Samsung chief indicted on tax evasion charges

Samsung Chairman Lee Kun-Hee was indicted on charges of evading taxes and breach of trust, but was cleared of more serious bribery charges, according to news reports.

By April 17, 2008

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Ex-Samsung chairman convicted of tax evasion

Although a three-year prison sentence is suspended, South Korean court rules that Lee Kun-hee must pay a hefty fine, according to an Associated Press report.

By July 16, 2008

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Samsung boss says it must ditch hardware focus in 2014

Samsung's chairman reckons the company needs to focus more on software in the coming year, and to innovate more.

By January 4, 2014

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Samsung Q4 operating profit misses analyst expectations

South Korean electronics giant posts $7.7 billion operating profit, an 18 percent quarterly decline on softening smartphone sales and a one-time employee bonus.

By January 23, 2014

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Samsung appoints Kwon Oh-hyun new CEO

Samsung has moved former Chief Executive Officer Choi Gee-sung into a new role as head of Samsung Group Corporate Strategy.

By June 7, 2012

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Behind Samsung's push to rule the world

Samsung wants to be all things to all people. CNET's Shara Tibken went to South Korea to discover how it does just that.

By December 9, 2013