Executive Team New Zealand
Mr. KK Park
President, Chief Execuitve Officer,
Samsung Asia Pte Ltd.
Mr. KK Park was appointed to the role of President and CEO of Samsung Electronics South East Asia / Oceania on July 1st 2013.
Prior to taking up his new position he was President and CEO of Samsung Electronics Africa. He was appointed to this position in January 2010 and was based in Johannesburg, South Africa. Under his leadership Samsung Africa reached the number one position in almost all product areas and achieved 81% growth in the first half of 2013. Before moving to South Africa he was the Managing Director of Thai Samsung Electronics from 2006 to 2009.
Mr. Park served as the Vice President of Samsung’s Global Human Resource Planning Group based in Seoul, Korea responsible for establishing and standardizing global Human Resource guidelines, policies, and code of conduct for all of Samsung’s overseas subsidiaries from 2004 to 2005.
Mr. Park joined Samsung in 1987 and his first assignment overseas, from 1991 to 1995, was based in Thailand where he supported the Thailand and Indochina marketing activities for Samsung’s Consumer Electronics business. He has also worked as the Chief Manager of Business Operation at Samsung’s Regional Headquarters in Singapore from 1999 to 2003.
Mr. Park studied Economics and has a Master of Management (MM) in International Business and Marketing from Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration of Chulalongkorn University.
Mr. Seung Ro Yoon
Managing Director, Samsung Electronics Australia
S.R. Yoon was appointed Managing Director of Samsung Electronics Australia in August 2009 and is responsible for managing the business across Australia, New Zealand and the Oceanic region. In this role, Mr. Yoon oversees the day-to-day operation of the company, including the orchestration of Samsung’s sales and marketing plans.
Mr. Yoon joined Samsung in 1987. Prior to his current role in Australia, Mr. Yoon held the position of Vice President of the Mobile Communications Division in Korea, where his responsibilities expanded into the North American and Canadian markets.