Samsung Appoints Simon Beresford-Wylie, as Global Executive Advisor

on Sep 30, 2013

Appointment strengthens Samsung’s ambitions to accelerate networks business globally

Samsung Appoints Simon Beresford-Wylie, as Global Executive Advisor
  • Samsung Appoints Simon Beresford-Wylie, as Global Executive Advisor

SEOUL, KOREA – September 30, 2013 - Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, today announced the appointment of Simon Beresford-Wylie as Global Executive Advisor to its Networks Business. Simon will play an important role in planning and executing the globalization strategy of Samsung’s mobile network business.

Simon is a renowned figure within the mobile infrastructure sector and was previously responsible for leading the re-organization and transformation of Nokia Solutions and Networks (formerly Nokia Siemens Networks) as Chief Executive.

He has recently been working as CEO of Digital Mobile Spectrum Limited (DMSL, also known as ‘at800’); a not-for-profit organization established by four mobile network operators in the United Kingdom to mitigate possible interference issues resulting from the coexistence of digital terrestrial television (DTT) and 4G LTE service in the 800MHz band

Simon has a proven track record in developing and implementing strategies that drive business growth and it is expected that he will make a significant contribution to Samsung as it strives to become the world’s top tier global mobile network business.

“We are delighted to announce Simon’s appointment today. Simon’s experience in leading large global organizations perfectly complements our ambitions to accelerate mobile network business within the global market. We welcome Simon to Samsung and wish him every success in his new role.” said Youngky Kim, Executive Vice President & Head of Networks Business at Samsung Electronics. “Samsung will keep investing in mobile networks to boost our recent successes in the global market.”


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