Samsung Electronics, 2023 Reorganization of Regular Presidents – Samsung Newsroom Korea

□ Recruiting ‘technical talent’… Reflecting a management philosophy of “human resources and technology emphasis”
– Next generation runner who contributed to the growth of the network business, promotion to president and appointment of business manager
– Selected ‘technical talents’ who led the development of core semiconductor technologies… Accelerating the strengthening of the competitiveness of core technology-based businesses

□ The first female president of Samsung Electronics was produced
– “Nurturing talented people regardless of gender and nationality”… Presenting a vision for the growth of the female workforce

□ Given the “severe management reality,” the two-member CEO system is maintained
– Maintain the system of heads of DX and DS departments… Ensure business stability
– Promote active internal and external communication and expand win-win management

□ On December 5 (Monday), Samsung Electronics announced the 2023 regular personnel appointments for the 2023 group of presidents, with a total of 9 people, including 7 promoted to president and 2 changed appointment.

▲Promotion

∙ Vice President Kim Woo-joon, Head of Strategic Marketing Team, Network Business Department, DX Division, Samsung Electronics
→ President of Network Business Department, DX Division, Samsung Electronics

∙ Vice President Lee Young-hee, Head of Global Marketing Center, DX Division, Samsung Electronics
→ President of Global Marketing Office of Samsung Electronics DX Division

∙ Vice President of Global Manufacturing and Infrastructure Samsung Electronics Division DS Seok-Woo Nam
→ Division President of Samsung Electronics DS Global Manufacturing and General Manufacturing Infrastructure

∙ Vice President of Semiconductor Research and Development Center Samsung Electronics Division DS Song Jae-hyeok
→ Samsung Electronics Division DS CTO a) President of the Semiconductor Research Center

∙ Samsung Electronics DX Division Communications Team Leader Baek Soo-hyun Vice President
→ Samsung Electronics DX Division Communications Team Leader President

∙ Samsung C&T Construction Division Communications Team Leader Park Seung-hee, Vice President
→ Samsung Electronics CR (Corporate Relations) President

∙ Samsung Electronics China Strategic Cooperation Office Deputy Director Yang Gul Vice President
→ President of Samsung Electronics China Strategic Cooperation Office

▲ Change commissioned work

∙ Samsung Electronics DX Division Network Business Manager Jeon Jeon-hoon Jeon
→ CTO of Samsung Electronics DX Division and President of Samsung Research)

∙ President Seung Hyeon-joon, Head of Samsung Research, DX Division, Samsung Electronics
→ Samsung Electronics Division DX Samsung Research President of Global Research and Development Cooperation

□ The main features of this president’s personnel appointment are:

The vice president who contributed to the growth of the network business was promoted to the position of president and the vice president who contributed to the development and manufacturing capabilities of the semiconductor business was promoted to the position of president to confirm the will to strengthen competitiveness. from the core business to the future while focusing on performance greetings were realized.

By promoting a female vice-president with competence and achievements to be president, we presented a vision for growth to female talents and gave an opportunity to boldly take on challenges.

▲ Kim Woo-joon, President of Network Business Division, DX Division, Samsung Electronicsmoney
After graduating from Seoul National University with a Ph.D. in electronic engineering, is evaluated to have led business growth in various areas of sales, technology, and strategy while holding key positions such as the head of the product strategy group, the principal. next generation strategy group, and head of the strategic marketing team in the network division of Samsung Electronics.

Through this promotion, it is expected that it will be able to confirm the business base of the network which focuses on next generation telecommunications and contribute to strengthening business competitiveness.

▲ Lee Young-hee, President of Global Marketing Department, DX Division, Samsung Electronicsmoney
As a marketing specialist from L’Oreal, after joining Samsung Electronics in 2007, he created the Galaxy marketing success story and achieved results that greatly contributed to the enhancement of Samsung Electronics’ brand value, leading the growth of a company focused on value and customer experience.

After being promoted to president, she will inject new vitality into the organization as the first female president of Samsung Electronics, along with demonstrating her capabilities in customer-centric marketing innovation.

▲ Seok-Woo Nam, Samsung Electronics DS Division President Global Manufacturing and General Manufacturing Infrastructuremoney
As a semiconductor process development and manufacturing specialist, he led the process development of all memory products at the Semiconductor Research Institute, and contributed to strengthening the competitiveness of semiconductor process and manufacturing by performing as head of the Memory Manufacturing Technology Center / Foundry and manufacturing and global infrastructure. general management.

Vice President Seok-woo Nam, who has competence in processes and manufacturing / infrastructure / environmental safety, is expected to be promoted to president, accelerating the process of securing a higher gap in semiconductors.

▲ Song Jae-hyeok, CTO of DS Division of Samsung Electronics and President of Semiconductor Research Centermoney
Demonstrated technological leadership over the entire semiconductor process from DRAM/flash memory process development to mass production, contributing to achieving global No. 1 in the memory business.

Along with a promotion to the president, as CTO of the semiconductor business, he led the development of advanced processes for all semiconductor products and led to the strengthening of the competitiveness of semiconductor technology.

▲ Baek Soo-hyun, President and Head of Communications Team, DX Division, Samsung Electronicsmoney
After joining Samsung Electronics in 2013, he served as head of the domestic public relations group and head of the communications team, contributing to the invigoration of communications with the outside as well as within the company.

Through this promotion, we will strengthen internal and external strategic communication to communicate Samsung Electronics’ vision more effectively.

▲ Park Seung-hee, president of Samsung Electronics’ CR divisionmoney
As a press PR specialist who was formerly the editor-in-chief of the JoongAng Ilbo, he has been serving as the communications team leader of Samsung C&T’s construction division since December 2020.

Based on rich networks and communication capabilities, it is expected that, as a CR manager, he will actively communicate internally and externally and play a smooth transition role.

▲ Gal Yang, President of China Strategic Cooperation Office, Samsung Electronicsmoney
As a semiconductor sales and marketing specialist with experience in various overseas sales subsidiaries, he has contributed to the expansion of domestic businesses such as semiconductors by serving as the general manager of China and the deputy head of the China Strategic Cooperation Office.

After being promoted to president, he is expected to lead smooth cooperation and support based on his Chinese network and business insight as the head of the China Strategic Cooperation Office.

▲ Jeon Gyeong-hoon, CTO of Samsung Electronics DX Division and President of Samsung Researchmoney
After joining Samsung Electronics in 2012 as a professor at Pohang University of Science and Technology, he served as next-generation communication research team leader, network development team leader, and network business manager, and is a communication technology expert who contributed to the growth. the network business by achieving results such as the world’s first 5G commercialisation.

Based on technological leadership and strategic insight, as head of Samsung Research, he will oversee advanced research on the DX business and lead the discovery of future growth engines for Samsung Electronics.

▲ Seong Hyeon-joon, President of Global R&D Cooperation, Samsung Research, DX Division, Samsung Electronicsmoney
As the best expert in the AI ​​field, we will continue to use our excellent research capabilities and global network to strengthen research and develop cooperation with major foreign universities and advanced research institutions, and focus on recruiting excellent global talent.

□ Samsung Electronics expects that Samsung Electronics will maintain the current two-person CEO system to promote business stability in an uncertain internal and external environment, while providing an opportunity to step forward as a world-class company focused on the customer through bold change and innovation. to prepare for the future.

Samsung Electronics plans to complete and announce regular executive personnel and organizational reorganization in 2023 under the vice president.

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