LG Corp


  • Koo Bon - moo, chairman and CEO
  • Juno Cho, president

The LG Group is a conglomerate of South Korea, based in Seoul. In Germany and Austria, especially the daughter of LG Electronics is known.


The Korean company, which is now one of the world's leading electronics companies, was founded in 1947 by In - Koo Hwoi (aka Yonam ) was founded as "Lucky Chemical Industrial Co. ". The company's first product was a cosmetic article, " Lucky Cream". As in- Hwoi Koo wanted to create a favorable packing paper for its creams, he began abruptly with the production of plastic. Later followed combs, soap cups, toothbrushes and tableware. In 1958, the " Gold Star Inc." was founded, the first Korean radio produced a year later. The now well-known brand name is an abbreviation of the intermediate company name " Lucky Goldstar ", short LG.

In 2005, the LG Group split into the new " LG Group ", the " GS Group" and the "LS Group".

To reinforce the "LG " brand name, a new logo and the slogan "Life 's Good" was developed, in which the letters "LG " stylized appear. In January 2009, the company was able LG Group to buy the Internet domain LG.com. Since it is on the Internet VB.com Hall of Fame as one of the few global companies that have an existing two-letter domain. The domain was originally owned by the chemical company Lockwood Greene and came through one of the most expensive domain transactions history to the new owner.

Data on the company

  • Founded: 1947 as Lucky Chemical Industrial Co. (now LG Chemical) in South Korea
  • Sales: 145 trillion Won
  • Employees: 220,000 worldwide

Today belongs to the company also based in Seoul LG Twins baseball club.


  • LG Electronics
  • LG Display
  • LG Innotek
  • LG Micron
  • LG Hi- Plaza
  • LG Hi -Logistics
  • LG Chem
  • LG Petrochemical
  • LG Dow Chemical
  • LG Seetec
  • LG Healthcare Chemical
  • LG Hausys
  • LG Life Science Industry
  • LG MMA
  • LG Telecom
  • LG CS Leader
  • LG Powercom
  • LG CNS
  • LG V- ENS
  • LG N -Sys
  • LG Serveone
  • LG Economy Institute
  • LG Academy
  • LG International
  • LG Card ( not since 2004 owned by the LG Group, only common corporate identity)
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