At the shareholders meeting of YG Entertainment held on August 27, important announcements including the investment deal with LVMH as well as the appointment of Sean as the internal director of the company have been announced.
According to YG Entertainment, the appointment of Sean as internal director has been a long time coming. “Sean’s appointment as internal director is needed to strengthen the corporate social responsibilties of YG. Based on Sean’s personal experience of having particiapted in various community volunteer programs and donation drives, YG will be able to roll out more effective and systematic public service,” said YG Entertainment.
Sean is one half of the hip-hop duo “JinuSean” that was founded by YG Entertainment in 1997. Together with his wife, Jang Hye Young, Sean has been actively involved in various community service.
More recently, Sean has cycled for 24 hours and donated 100 million won to aid the construction of a children’s rehabilitation hospital. As the co-leader of the “Seung Il Hope Foundation” which is currently in the works to create an ALS treatment hospital, he has encouraged a number of Korean celebrities to donate and contribute to the awareness of ALS including G-Dragon and Jo In Sung.
YG Entertainment couldn’t have found a better man to take on the job. Congratulations, Sean! May you continue spreading good will and love!^^