(Yonhap) Official websites and blogs of Samsung Group, which disbanded its corporate strategy office in February, were shut down Monday in what was seen as an attempt by the country’s largest conglomerate to improve its public image.The group’s website and blogs were used to advertise the conglomerate’s history, philosophy and corporate social responsibly activities of Samsung affiliates.
However, instead of group-wide twice-a-year recruitment events, affiliates are likely to have different dates and processes for recruitment starting from the second half of the year, the official said.The last mission left for the group is how to defend the vice president of Samsung Electronics in upcoming trials.
The website www.samsung.com is now automatically redirected to the Samsung Electronics website.On Feb. 28, Samsung Group dismantled its strategy office to take responsibility for its involvement in a corruption scandal that led to the impeachment of President Park Geun-hye and the arrest of the group’s de facto leader Lee Jae-yong.The group has not decided yet how to operate CSR activities operated under Samsung Group’s name, according to a Samsung official.“We are still discussing whether to scrap all CSR activities or to transfer them to other affiliates,” the official said.Samsung’s recruitment website will be continue to operate.
Samsung Group boss earned $1 million at flagship in first quarter, shows first disclosure
as informed in The 48-year-old executive’s compensation package includes 476 million won in wages equivalent to three months’ pay from October through December.
A Samsung spokeswoman told Reuters that Lee chose not to receive any pay from Samsung Electronics following his Feb. 17 arrest.
Co-Chief Executive Shin Jong-kyun, who overseas the company’s mobile and network businesses, saw his 2016 compensation fall to 3.986 billion won from 4.8 billion won a year earlier.
FILE PHOTO: Samsung Group chief, Jay Y. Lee arrives at the office of the independent counsel team in Seoul, South Korea, February 19, 2017.
REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji/File PhotoSEOUL Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (005930.KS) said on Friday it paid Vice Chairman Jay Y. Lee, the third-generation leader of Samsung Group [SAGR.UL], 1.135 billion won ($1.02 million) in the fourth quarter of 2016, disclosing his compensation for the first time.
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Samsung Group shuts down official website
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