- Yoon will be responsible for the company’s activities in the US and Canada for home appliances, home entertainment products, mobile communications business units
- Yoon started his LG career in 1991
LG Electronics has named Thomas Yoon president and CEO of LG Electronics North America. From 1st January of 2020, he will be the company’s most senior executive in the western hemisphere
Yoon will be responsible for LG Electronics activities in the United States and Canada for home appliances, home entertainment products, mobile communications business units. He will also look after as commercial displays, HVAC solutions and solar products along with related service and support activities.
Three decades in LG
Yoon started his LG career in 1991. In these three decades, he has worked over a dozen years in the western hemisphere. Previously, he served as head of LG’s North American home appliance business and President of LG Canada. He succeeds William Cho, who has been promoted to global chief strategy officer.
Key roles in the past
Yoon also held key roles across LG’s worldwide network. It includes positions in marketing, sales and operations management positions the United States, Spain and South Korea. From 2017-18, Yoon was senior vice president and head of home appliances and air solutions for LG North America and president of LG USA home appliances. Before that, he was president of LG Canada for three years and LG Argentina for four years
Yoon earned his master’s degree in business administration from the Helsinki (Finland) School of Economics. Before that, he got his bachelor’s degree from the Hankuk University of Foreign Studies in South Korea.