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Samsung promotes senior executives

November 2, 2017

Tim Baxter, new Corporate President

This week Samsung has revealed various changes to its leadership structure, and today comes fresh news of new enior executive promotions.

Over the last few weeks, The Recycler has reported on a number of alterations to the leadership of Samsung Electronics, beginning with the resignation of the company’s CEO last month and continuing with yesterday’s appointment of three new presidents.

Today more changes have been revealed, with the OEM announcing that seven of its senior executives have been promoted to the role of President due to their “exceptional contributions.”

Among them is Tim Baxter, who was “recognised for driving success across a broad range of consumer products in the North American market” and has now been promoted to Corporate President. He also retains his role as CEO of Samsung Electronics America.

The other promotions are as follows:

  • Gyoyoung Jin, Head of Memory Business, was promoted to President and will maintain his current role
  • Inyup Kang, Head of System LSI Business, was promoted to President and will maintain his current role
  • Eun Seung Jung, Head of Foundry Business, was promoted to President and will maintain his current role
  • Jong-Hee Han was named President and Head of Visual Display Business; previously Executive Vice President and Head of R&D at Visual Display Business
  • Hee-Chan Roh was appointed as President and Chief Financial Officer; previously Executive Vice President and CFO at Samsung Display
  • Deuk-kyu Hwang was appointed as President and Head of Samsung China; previously Executive Vice President in charge of the Giheung-Hwaseong Complex, Semiconductor Business

With the announcement of these new promotions, Samsung has “completed its leadership change” and explains that its new leadership team “will accelerate the pace of innovation and address the increasingly complex demands of the connected world”.

 

 

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