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Samsung Elec names ex-finance minister as its new board chairman

SEOUL, Feb 21 (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics said on Friday that it has named former finance minister and its outside director, Bahk Jae-wan, as its board chairman.

Bahk became the tech giant’s first outside director in the chairman’s role and takes over from Lee Sang-hoon, who resigned after being jailed over alleged union-busting activities. (Reporting by Hyunjoo Jin and Joori Roh Editing by Shri Navaratnam)

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