John Taylor

LG Electronics: Senior Vice President of Public Affairs and Communications

As the Senior Vice President of Public Affairs and Communications for LG Electronics USA, John I. Taylor represents the company before the U.S. government and in industry organizations. He is LG's chief media spokesman and public relations strategist in the United States. He also oversees LG’s public affairs and communications in Canada. Taylor represents LG on the Board of Directors of the Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers, and was elected AHAM Board Chairman in April 2018. Among other AHAM activities, he was Chairman of the AHAM Major Appliance Division Government Relations Council. A key player in digital television since 1988, Taylor is Communications Chairman for the Advanced Television Systems Committee, the group developing next-generation TV standards. He also serves on the boards of trustees of The Media Institute and the Library of American Broadcasting Foundation. He earned his master’s degree from Northwestern University’s Medill Graduate School of Journalism, Evanston, Ill., and bachelor’s degree from DePauw University, Greencastle, Ind.