Strategic Planning Office (SPO)
- the chairman once described as Samsung's "control tower,"
- occupies two floors right below Lee's penthouse suite at Seoul headquarters.
- All 99 SPO staff are technically employees of Samsung affiliates, which pays their salaries,
- Putting on the chairman's coat of armor, they monopolize power as far as finance, personnel, and auditing are concerned
- the SPO isn't accountable to investors because it isn't even a legal entity
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