The man who turned Samsung into a tech powerhouse dead at 78


Samsung chairman Lee Kun-hee died on Sunday. Lee, who was 78, is credited with transforming Samsung from a cheap TV-and-appliances-maker to one of the world’s most powerful technology brands. Lee also found himself in legal hot-water: He was convicted of bribery, tax evasion and embezzlement.

  • Date 27.10.2020
  • Author Jörg Jelinnek