Samsung Chairman Dies After Long Illness
CHAIRMAN OF SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS LEE KUN-HEE DIED ON SUNDAY AT THE AGE OF 78 AFTER LONG ILLNESS
(CNN) – Samsung chairman Lee Kun-Hee dies at age 78 after long illness.
Samsung announced his death in a statement Sunday.
Lee had been comatose since suffering a heart attack in 20-4.
His son Jay Y. Lee has led the company since he became vice chairman in 2012.
He is expected to inherit his father’s title as chairman of the company.