Will Samsung’s successor be promoted to chairman?

Samsung Electronics vice chairman Lee Jae-yong, who promised “great contributions to the South Korean economy,” has been pardoned and likely to soon become chairman of the semiconductor giant, a long-awaited promotion to steer the company. Through an increasingly uncertain business environment, according to industry watchers on Sunday, which will put his leadership to the test. As the heir to one of the country’s largest conglomerates, Mr. Lee has reiterated his commitment to continued investment, job creation and economic growth, and is grateful to have achieved many goals as a responsible entrepreneur. Lee made the comments on Friday after being granted a special presidential pardon on the occasion of Liberation Day on August 15. Will Samsung’s successor be promoted to chairman?

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