LG Hausys America, Inc. has announced the appointment of Bongsoo Kim as the president of the company. Kim joined LG in 2007, when he was hired as vice president of the holding company LG Corp. Most recently, Kim served as vice president of the LG Hausys, Ltd. global business department, a position he held since January 2011.
“I’m honored to take the reins and lead the company into the New Year,” said Kim. “LG Hausys is well positioned to continue steadfast growth in the North American market. My goal is to gain further momentum by optimizing company operations at the individual, team and division levels.”
Kim succeeds Simon Hong, who had a 31-year tenure with LG. Hong was named president of LG Hausys America in April 2009. His successes in this position include consolidations with LG Surfaces, LLC. in Peoria, Ariz. and LG Chemical Industrial Materials in Adairsville, Ga.