Samsung Electronics Appoints New President & CEO for Southeast Asia/Oceania

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. today announced the appointment of Mr. Sangho Jo as President and CEO of Southeast Asia & Oceania.

Who dis?

Mr. Sangho Jo, a Samsung veteran who used to head Samsung Europe . With more than 30 years of experience under his belt, Mr. Jo will now steer the strategic growth directions of Samsung Electronics in Southeast Asia & Oceania. In the past decade, Mr. Jo has served as President in the following markets: Samsung Electronics Germany (2019), United Kingdom (2015 – 2017), Sweden (2012 – 2014), Austria (2011), Baltic countries (2009 – 2010), and also served as Head of Visual Display business for Samsung Europe based in South Korea (2017 – 2018).

Mr. Jo is not new to the Southeast Asia & Oceania region, having worked in Samsung Electronics Singapore (1997), Vietnam (1998 – 2000) and Malaysia (2007 – 2008).

“I am pleased to return to Southeast Asia and Oceania, and lead one of the vibrant leading hubs for Samsung Electronics globally. I look forward to strengthening the strong relationships we have built with our partners and customers here and explore exciting new consumer and commercial partnerships, steering Samsung into the next stage of growth in the region.”

“In an era defined by rapid digital disruptions, we are committed to empowering the digital ambitions of nations, industries and communities in Southeast Asia and Oceania, and to help fulfil the potential of the people here through next-generation technologies”

— Sangho Jo


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