SYDNEY, Australia – January 20, 2014 – Samsung Electronics Australia has appointed Mr. Jae Hoon Kwon as Managing Director. In his new role, Mr. Kwon will oversee the strategic direction and day-to-day operations of Samsung’s business in Australia.
Mr. Kwon previously served as the Managing Director of Samsung Electronics Malaysia, a role he commenced in 2011 after serving as Asia Sales and Marketing Group Leader in the Digital Appliances Division.
Mr. Kwon brings with him more than 20 years of expertise in the consumer electronics industry at both managerial and sales and marketing levels. With his broad experience in consumer electronics, Mr. Kwon has a wealth of knowledge and experience that spans much of the Asia Pacific region.
Mr. Kwon said, “I am very excited to be joining an exceptionally talented team that has taken the Samsung brand from strength-to-strength in this market. This year promises to be yet another year of impressive innovation for Samsung and I look forward to helping lead Samsung to even greater heights.”
Mr. SR Yoon, Samsung Electronics Australia’s former Managing Director, has returned to Korea to take up a role within the Digital Appliance business at Samsung’s headquarters in Seoul.
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