Following Big Announcement, Samsung Appoints President Boo-keun Yoon, President J.K. Shin As New co-CEOs

Posted on Mar 15 2013 - 3:20pm by Editorial Staff

Following the big announcement of the next Galaxy instalment, the Galaxy S IV rounded up, the South-Korean giant has appointed the President Boo-keun Yoon and President J.K. Shin as co-CEOs of Samsung Electronics following the company’s annual general shareholders’ meeting while company’s Vice Chairman Oh-Hyun Kwon will retain his position as CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors.

Here is what Samsung has to say about the new appointments:

The new appointments recognize the strong performance of President Yoon and President Shin. Under President Yoon, Samsung’s TV business maintained and solidified its global leadership position after becoming global No. 1 in 2006. Under President Shin, Samsung’s mobile business posted significant growth and attained global No.1 position in smartphones in 2011 and in overall mobile phones in 2012.

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