On Oct.25, Samsung Group announced that Samsung President Lee Kin-hee had died at Seoul's Samsung Hospital in Liyuan Dong, Seoul, aged 78.
According to the Yonhap news agency,On the morning of 28th, the farewell ceremony of Li Jianxi's body was held in Samsung Seoul hospital, attended by his family and relevant people from Samsung Group.
It is reported that,The body farewell ceremony was held in private for about an hour. Yonhap also revealed that Li Jianxi will be buried in Suwon family cemetery.
Lee was hospitalized in 2014 with acute myocardial infarction, followed by stent placement and has been living in the exclusive area of the hospital for treatment.
Data show that Li Jianxi, born in 1942, is the third son of Samsung founder Li Bingzhe. In 1965, he graduated from the Department of economics of Waseda University, the first private university in Japan.
George, USA ,1966Since 1987, he has been the chairman of Samsung (the second chairman of Samsung Group) and the president of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. in 1997.
In the 27 years under Lee's leadership, the total market value of SamSung group jumped from about 900 billion won (about 5.4 billion yuan) to 318.76 trillion won (1.89 trillion yuan) in 2014, Yonhap reported.
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