[Photo News] Late LG chief Koo Bon-moo’s life in photos

By Kim Da-sol
  • Published : May 20, 2018 - 13:30
  • Updated : May 20, 2018 - 13:30

Koo Bon-moo, chairman of South Korea’s fourth-largest conglomerate LG Group, died Sunday at the age of 73.
LG Chairman Koo (second from left) and then-LG Cable Chairman Huh Chang-soo (third from left) visit LG Electronics’ factory in Pyeongtaek, Gyeonggi Province, for an inspection in October 1995. (LG)

Koo (far left) inspects products at LG Display’s liquid-crystal display production line in October 1996. (LG)

Koo (left) speaks with former General Electric Chairman Jack Welch during a meeting in October 1996. (LG)

Koo (third from right) participates in an opening ceremony for LG Philips’ LCD production line in Paju, Gyeonggi Province, in March 2004. (LG)

Koo (right) visits LG Chem’s Ochang electric vehicle battery plant in North Chungcheong Province for an inspection in February 2011. (LG)

Koo poses with then-US President Barack Obama during a groundbreaking ceremony for LG Chem’s electric vehicle battery plant in Holland, Michigan, in July 2010. (LG)

Koo (far left) looks around LG Electronics’ Mold Technology Center on its groundbreaking day in April 2012. (LG)

Koo looks at an organic light-emitting diode TV during an exhibition in March 2014. (LG)

Koo (center) and LG Group Vice Chairman Ha Hyun-hoi (right) look around the construction site of the LG Science Park in Magok, Seoul, in December 2015. (LG)

Koo speaks with graduate students at the LG Techno Conference in February 2016. (LG)

Koo speaks during a board meeting in 1998. (LG)

Koo speaks during a ceremony for the YeonAm Professor Fellowship by the LG-YeonAm Foundation in June 2015. He served as president of the LG Foundation, which runs corporate social responsibility projects. (LG)

Koo (right) speaks with honorary Chairman Koo Cha-kyung (left) in August 1999. (LG)