Samsung NZ Appoints New Country Manager

Januar 09, 2013

Samsung New Zealand today announces the appointment of Ms Kenny Yeon to the role of Country Manager. 

Ms Yeon’s responsibilities will include the overall management of Samsung New Zealand, with a focus on continuing the strong growth the company has experienced over the past few years.

Ms Yeon has had a distinguished career with Samsung since 1994 and has extensive experience in sales, particularly in the IT division. She worked in Samsung Asia PTE Ltd. from 2004 to 2009 and has since been part of Samsung’s Global Marketing Office Retail Excellence Team.

Samsung New Zealand believes Ms Yeon’s in-depth knowledge and experience of the brand will bring a new dynamic to the local business particularly in such a highly competitive environment.

Previous Country Manager, Mr Chang Kim, has been promoted to Vice President of the SEA region. Working within the Samsung Group, Mr Kim will be involved in a project to develop a new energy source for electric cars.

Kenny Yeon will commence her role on 14 January.

About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2011 consolidated sales of US$143.1 billion. Employing approximately 206,000 people in 197 offices across 72 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 LED. 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/nz