The Korea Baseball Organization has appointed Koo Bon-neung, chairman of Heesung Group, as its new president, Korean baseball’s governing body announced Tuesday.
The KBO board members unanimously appointed Koo as the new head of the KBO.
The KBO is to hold its committee meeting next week and to elect Koo as its new chairman. Koo will succeed outgoing president Yoo Young-koo, who resigned in May.
Koo, 62, is chairman and also major shareholder of Heesung Group, which sells display components to LG Group, run by his brother Koo Bon-moo.
By Oh Kyu-wook (firstname.lastname@example.org)