LG Corporation

LG Corporation (or LG Group) (Korean: 엘지), formerly Lucky-Goldstar from 1983 to 1995 (Korean: Leokki Geumseong; Korean: 럭키금성; Hanja: 樂喜金星), is a South Korean multinational conglomerate corporation founded by Koo In-hwoi and managed by successive generations of his family. It is the fourth-largest chaebol in South Korea. Its headquarters are in the LG Twin Towers building in Yeouido-dong, Yeongdeungpo District, Seoul.[3] LG makes electronics, chemicals, and telecommunications products and operates subsidiaries such as LG Electronics, Zenith, LG Display, LG Uplus, LG Innotek, LG Chem, and LG Energy Solution in over 80 countries.

LG Corporation
주식회사 LG
FormerlyLucky-Goldstar (1983–1995)
TypePublic
KRX: 003550
IndustryConglomerate
Founded5 January 1947; 74 years ago (1947-01-05)
FounderKoo In-hwoi
HeadquartersSeoul, South Korea
Area served
Worldwide
Key people
Koo Kwang-mo
(Chairman and CEO)
Kwon Young-soo
(Vice Chairman)
ProductsElectronics, chemicals, telecommunications, engineering, information technology, power generation
RevenueKRW 156 trillion (2018)
Owners
Number of employees
222,000 (2012)[2]
Subsidiaries
Websitelgcorp.com
Korean name
Hangul
주식회사 엘지
Hanja
株式會社 LG
Revised RomanizationJusikhoesa Elji
McCune–ReischauerChushikhoesa LG
(Formerly)
Hangul
럭키금성
Hanja
樂喜金星
Revised RomanizationLeogki Geumseong
McCune–ReischauerLŏkki Kǔmsŏng
An LG microwave oven
LG's ad campaigns have utilized celebrities such as South Korean pop group Girls' Generation as in this ad for the LG Cookie cell phone in 2010.
LG Side-By-Side Refrigerator (KF-P8903 HLP)