Samsung Group reshuffled many of its top-level executives for Samsung Electronics Company, and other core units, by promoting seven executives to vice chairperson and CEO posts. The group's chief planning officer, Lee Hak-soo, was promoted to vice chairman. Lee Yun-woo, Samsung Electronics' president in charge of semiconductor operations, was appointed to the position of vice chairman in the same company. Senior executive vice presidents Kwon Oh-hyun of Samsung Electronics and Lee Chang-ryul of Samsung Heavy Industries, were promoted to CEO posts. Yun Jong-yong, vice chairman of Samsung Electronics, was given expanded control over the company's home appliance business. The supervisory role of Hwang Chang-gyu, president in charge of Samsung Electronics' memory chip business, was expanded to the company's entire semiconductor business.
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