LG Chem CEO Shin Hak-cheol directly oversaw the hiring event in the U.S. to recruit global innovative technology talents who will lead new growth engine businesses of the future.
LG Chem held the ‘BC (Business & Campus) Tour’ at the New York Marriott Marquis Hotel on Aug. 26 with CEO Shin, Executive Vice President Yu Ji-yung, and Executive Vice President Kim Sung-min, the company said on Aug. 28.
At this event, over 40 master’s and doctorate’s degree holders from about 20 universities in North America including the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard University in the US and the University of Toronto and McGill University of Canada were invited.
Majors of the participants are deeply associated with LG Chem’s new growth engines such as eco-friendly materials, low-carbon processes, next-generation battery materials, and new innovative drug development, etc.
Executives including CEO Shin took the time to share LG Chem’s R&D status and directions, etc., while also discussing the company’s visions and R&D strategies directly with participants.
CEO Shin, who directly oversaw this hiring event, said, “We are living in an unprecedented age of the ‘Great Reset’ where we are facing the pandemic, climate crisis and geopolitical issues all at once.”
He added, “Whenever there were great resets or crises, they were followed by innovations brought about by science technologists like yourselves, which became the engine and breakthrough for human development.”