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Vice President , Public Affairs a...

LG Electronics USA , Inc.
Local Address: Lincolnshire, Illinois, United States
LG Electronics Inc
20 Yoido-dong, Youngdungpo-gu
Seoul , 150-721
South Korea

Company Description: LG Electronics, Inc. (KSE: 066570.KS) is a global leader and technology innovator in consumer electronics, home appliances and mobile communications, employing more...   more

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • M.S. degree
    Northwestern University's Medill Graduate School of Journalism
  • B.A.
    DePauw University
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John I. Taylor (847) 941-8181,
Board of Directors, 23 Feb 2015 [cached]
John I. Taylor is Vice President of Public Affairs and Communications for LG Electronics USA, Inc. Active in ATSC activities for decades, Taylor currently serves as ATSC Communications Chairman in addition to his role as a member of the ATSC Board of Directors. He represents LG Electronics on the Video Division Board of the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA). He is Chairman of the CEA Communications Committee and co-Chair of the CEA 4K Ultra HD Working Group, and he serves on the CEA Foundation Board of Trustees. Taylor also is a member of the boards of directors of the Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers, The Media Institute and the Library of American Broadcasting.
His industry experience included serving as Chairman of the Digital HDTV Grand Alliance public affairs group, past Chairman of the CEA Video Division and former Chairman of the CEA HDTV Promotion Committee. He co-founded the Digital TV Transition Coalition and Plasma Display Coalition and previously served on the boards of the ATSC Forum and the Museum of Broadcast Communications. Active in digital television since 1988, Taylor is a charter member of the Academy of Digital Television Pioneers, and recipient of its highest honor, the Industry Leadership Award. Among other industry honors, Taylor received the 2014 AHAM Distinguished Service Award and was inducted into the Dealerscope Hall of Fame in 2015, largely for his work related to digital television.
Since 2000, he has served as LG's senior U.S. industry relations and government affairs executive. Taylor represents the company before the U.S. government and in industry organizations. He also is chief media spokesman and public relations strategist for LG Electronics in the United States. Taylor joined Zenith in 1981 and was named the company's senior public affairs executive in 1987 and a corporate officer in 1993. (Zenith merged with LG Electronics in 1999.) A former newspaper reporter, he earned an M.S. degree from the Medill Graduate School of Journalism, Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill., and a B.A. from DePauw University, Greencastle, Ind.
Consumer Electronics Suppliers Association (CESA) Pty Ltd - Board of Directors, 14 Nov 2014 [cached]
John Taylor
Mitsubishi Electric Australia
The Media Institute - Trustees & Advisory Councils : Board of Trustees, 4 Mar 2015 [cached]
John I. Taylor Vice President, Government Relations and Communications LG Electronics USA, Inc.
TAYLOR, 25 Jan 2015 [cached]
JOHN I. TAYLOR Vice President, Public Affairs, LG Electronics USA
John I. Taylor is Vice President, Public Affairs, for LG Electronics USA Inc. and its subsidiary, Zenith Electronics Corporation, a long-time leader in digital high-definition television (HDTV). Taylor has been involved in digital television for more than 17 years, since Zenith launched its HDTV research efforts in 1987. A charter member of the Academy of Digital Television Pioneers and 2004 recipient of the DTV Academy's Industry HDTV Leadership Award, Taylor, serves on the Board of Directors of the Video Division of the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) and as Chairman of CEA's HDTV Promotion Committee. He is a Director of the ATSC Forum and the Home Recording Rights Coalition. Previously, he also served as Chairman of the CEA Communications Committee, Chairman of the Public Relations Group of the "Digital HDTV Grand Alliance" and Promotion Chair of the Advanced Television Systems Committee. Taylor joined Zenith in 1981, became the company's senior public affairs and communications executive in 1987 and was named a corporate officer in 1993. He graduated from Northwestern University's Medill Graduate School of Journalism, Evanston, Ill., with a M.S. degree and from DePauw University, Greencastle, Ind., with a B.A.
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