The company announced a major reshuffle. Among other things, Ro Thee Moon, who led the development of the Galaxy line, will oversee the company’s mobile business.
At Mr. Ro’s insistence, much of Smasung’s mobile gadget manufacturing was outsourced to reduce costs and increase competition with Chinese
by manufacturers such as Huawei. The new appointment was due last year, but due to a series of lawsuits involving Samsung executives, it has been delayed.
At the age of 51, the new head of the mobile division is the youngest in the top of the company. He has been tasked with helping Samsung withstand fierce competition and improve performance
of your segment. Former CEO Don-Jin Koch will head Samsung’s Information Technology and Mobile Unit, which oversees both mobile and network devices
At the same time, the head of networking business, Cheung Kyong-won, has been promoted to president. Kim Hyun Seok, CEO of Consumer Electronics, will step down as CEO
CE divisions. Pak Huck-kyu, CEO of Samsung SDS Business Administration, has been named president of DS.