Todd Lynton Joins Samsung Electronics Australia as Director of the IT Division

Oct 17, 2012

New director to drive growth and aims to position Samsung’s IT Division as a market leader

SYDNEY, Australia – October 17, 2012 – Samsung Electronics Australia today announced the appointment of Todd Lynton as Director – IT Division, effective immediately.

Todd joins Samsung to lead the Australian IT team, bringing with him a wealth of over 20 years of IT Product Management and Marketing experience and expertise. He has spent time working for companies including Panasonic, Polaroid and Olympus. Todd has also performed in his capacity for Cisco as the Managing Director ANZ – Consumer Products. Most recently, he has been employed as Country Manager ANZ and Singapore role for Fitbit.

Commenting on his appointment, Todd said, “It’s a great time to be joining the Samsung IT division, especially with the upcoming launch of the ATIV Windows 8 Smart PCs range – which will seek to offer a unique set of services and content experiences along with some of the very latest cross-category design principles. Samsung is a strong competitor with solid momentum in the IT area, the goal is to push the boundaries of innovation and drive the division towards market leadership. Key to our success will be our commitment to driving the value proposition and awareness of the digital convergence experiences that Samsung offer.”

In his role, Todd will be responsible for leading the IT Product teams across Notebook, Print, Digital Imaging, Monitor and Storage. He will also be responsible for setting the direction for our IT retail approach.

About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2010 consolidated sales of US$135.8 billion. Employing approximately 190,500 people in 206 offices across 68 countries, the company operates two separate organisations to coordinate its nine independent business units: Digital Media & Communications, comprising Visual Display, Mobile Communications, Telecommunication Systems, Digital Appliances, IT Solutions, and Digital Imaging; and Device Solutions, consisting of Memory, System LSI and LCD. Recognised for its industry-leading performance across a range of economic, environmental and social criteria, Samsung Electronics was named the world’s most sustainable technology company in the 2011 Dow Jones Sustainability Index. For more information, please visit www.samsung.com


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