Samsung’s management and organization
Diagram of lines of authority:
Samsung Electronics has board centered corporate governance. Board of Directors has total “9” people. Key people:
In Board of Directors:
Chief Executive Officer Oh-Hyun Kwon was officially appointed by the company’s Board of Directors on June 8, 2012. He joined in Samsung electronics in 1985.During these years he worked as Executive Vice President and head of LSI Technology (2000) President and General Manager of the System LSI Division (2004), President of Device section (2008), and In December of 2011, he was promoted to Vice Chairman of Samsung Electronics. Education: Dr. Kwon has a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Seoul National University, a M.S. in Electrical Engineering from KAIST (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology), and a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University (Samsung website).
President & CEO, Samsung Electronics (2011-Present),President & Head, Consumer Electronics (2012-Present) ,Head, Consumer Electronics Division (2011-2012) ,Head, Visual Display Business (2007-2011) , Visual Display Business (2003-2007) Jong-Kyun Shin
President & CEO, Samsung Electronics (2013-Present),President & Head, IT & Mobile Communications (2012-Present),Head, IT & Mobile Communications Division (2011-2012), Head, Mobile Communications Business (2009-2011), Head, R&D Team, Mobile Communications Business (2006-2009) Sang-Hoon Lee
President & CFO, Corporate Management Office (2012~Present), Head Strategy Team 1, Samsung Corporate Strategy Office (2010-2012), Corporate Management Support Team (2008-2010), Strategy & Planning Office (2006-2008) Kwang-Soo Song
Independent Director (2013-Present), Advisor, Kim & Chang Law Office (2007-Present), Prosecutor General, Supreme Prosecutors ‘Office (2003-2005), Chief Prosecutor, Daegu High Prosecutors ‘Office (2002-2003), Senior Prosecutor, Director of Prosecution Bureau, Ministry of Justice...
References: 1. Samsung electronics website www.samsung.com
2. Samsung chemicals website www.samsungchemicals.com
3. Further information www.wikipedia.com/samsung/
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