LG: A Fortune 500 company in India

  • LG: A Fortune 500 company in India

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July 14, 2005

Based in South Korea, LG Electronics (LGE) had a global turnover of US$ 29.9 billion in 2003. LGE has 50 affiliated companies across the globe, with 300 offices and presence in 120 countries. With over 64,000 employees, it focusses on four main businesses -- electronics and telecommunications, services, finance and chemicals. LGE has 20 R&D centres worldwide and has subsidiaries in 76 countries.

Established in 1997, LG Electronics India (LGEI) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of LG Electronics, South Korea. It is one of the leading companies in consumer electronics, home appliances and computer peripherals in India. It has a turnover of almost US$ 1000 million in India. LGEI’s sales are increasing with a CAGR of 40 per cent over the past five years.