Miky Lee, vice chairman of CJ Group, beams as she greets a visitor in the executive lounge of South Korea’s biggest purveyor of food, home-shopping services, TV programs and movies. Wearing a black top, charcoal leggings and midcalf Michael Kors sneakers, the 55-year-old granddaughter of Samsung Group’s founder shows no sign it’s been a traumatic few months.
Samsung Electronics Co.’s billionaire Chairman Lee Kun Hee can retain all the wealth inherited from his father, a South Korean court ruled, upholding an earlier decision and thwarting his brother’s efforts to claim part of the money.
Samsung Group , the South Korean company whose businesses range from electronics to ship-building, will partner with Quintiles Transnational Corp. to make biologic drugs as it seeks new businesses to drive growth.
At a job interview for Starbucks Coffee Korea Co., Jeong Eun Suk watched two women break down in tears of joy at being given the chance to work. They had quit to raise children, a path in South Korea from which there are few ways back.
Creditors of Samsung Motors Inc., which collapsed a decade ago, are closer to getting the money they say they’re owed after Samsung Life Insurance Co. completed South Korea’s biggest initial public offering.