Samsung Electronics today announced its new leadership for the next phase of the company’s future growth and to increase its competitiveness. Jong-Hee Han will manage the newly combined SET Division, while Kyehyun Kyung will lead the Device Solutions (DS) Division.
⚫ JH Han is a notable expert in TV research and development who helped the company achieve the number one spot in worldwide TV sales for the 15th year in a row. He is intended to improve synergies across the SET Division’s many companies and assist in the development of new businesses and technology.
⚫ Kyehyun Kyung, the CEO of Samsung Electro-Mechanics, is a semiconductor design specialist who formerly led Samsung Electronics’ Flash Product & Technology Team and was a member of the DRAM Design Team. He will be responsible for maintaining the Company’s semiconductor leadership and driving component innovation.
In today’s announcement, there are also the following promotions and changes:
⚫ Yongin Park, previously Executive Vice President and Head of System LSI Sales & Marketing, has been designated President and Head of System LSI Business.
⚫ Hark Kyu Park, previously President and Head of the Corporate Management Office, DS Division, has been designated President and Chief Financial Officer.
⚫ Kinam Kim, previously Vice Chairman and Head of the DS Division, has been named Chairman of Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology.
⚫ KS Choi has been named President and Head of the SET Division’s North American Office; previously, he was Executive Vice President and Head of the North American Office. Any up Kang has been named President and Head of the DS Division’s North American Office; previously, he was President and Head of the System LSI Business.