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LG: Hwan-yong Nho president

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Seoul, South Korea - December 20, 2010, Seoul, South Korea - LG Electronics (LG) announced the promotion of Hwan-yong Nho, currently executive vice president and head of LG’s Air Conditioning & Energy Solution (AE) Company, to the position of president.

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Mr. Nho was majored in mechanical engineering at the Pusan University, and completed MBA program at the Mcgill University. In 1980, he joined LG Corporation. For 26 years of his carrier at the LG Corp., he experienced variety job position, such as a head of R&D Dept., chief manager for producing Air-conditioning systems, the president of Washing Machine (henceforth WM Div.), and so on.

In 1999, he was promoted to the president of WM Div. As the president of WM Div., he created the "Miracle of the TROMM" (One of the characteristic brand of washing machine in LG), and the TROMM is now No.3 selling washing machine products in the World.

Mr. Nho was promoted to his current job position in 2009, which is the president & CEO of Air-conditioning Company (henceforth AC Com.). As well as few other CEOs, he is also one of the representative CEO in LG Corp.

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