Samsung Group heir Lee Jae-yong left a South Korean jail a free man after a panel of judges suspended his sentence.
Samsung reported a 73% jump in its fourth quarter net profit yesterday, setting a record for any three-month period.
Samsung Electronics logs a record profit of $10.0 billion reshuffles its top management.
The conviction of Lee Jae-Yong heralds a drive to reform the country’s conglomerates.
South Korean prosecutors demand the heir to the Samsung empire be jailed for 12 years.