Lee Jae-yong will continue to run Samsung Electronics with the title of vice-chairman. Photo: EPA-EFE

Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong to step down from board before bribery trial

  • Lee will not extend his term but will continue running the company with the title of vice-chairman
  • He is putting some distance between himself and South Korea’s largest conglomerate ahead of a re-trial over bribery charges that could land him back in jail
Topic |   South Korea

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Lee Jae-yong will continue to run Samsung Electronics with the title of vice-chairman. Photo: EPA-EFE
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