December 10, 2006 in Social Responsibility News

SAMSUNG Announces Nominations for the SAMSUNG Most Valuable Player Award for the 15th Asian Games Doha 2006

Doha, 10th December, 2006 - Samsung announced today that the Steering Committee for the Samsung Most Valuable Player (MVP) Award has finalized its nominations for the MVP Award. Accredited journalists covering the Games will be asked to vote between December 11th and December14th to determine the winner. Results will be announced on December 15th at a press conference to be held in the Main Press Centre.

"Samsung is a proud supporter of the Asian Games," said Mr. Gyehyun Kwon, Vice President and Head of Worldwide Sport Marketing and Global Communications of Samsung. "All athletes represented here in Doha 2006 are constantly working hard and striving for excellence. At Samsung, we embody the same values, and look forward to see who emerges as the winner this year."

Introduced at the 1998 Bangkok Asian Games, the Samsung MVP Award is the only award recognized by the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) and the Doha Asian Games Organizing Committee (DAGOC).

A distinguished Steering Committee, consisting of officials from DAGOC, the OCA, and Samsung, as well as former athletes and sports journalists, carefully screened each Asian Games athlete and nominated the most accomplished candidates for the MVP Award. After nominations, accredited journalists covering the Asian Games will vote for their choice for the MVP winner. This year's MVP will receive a trophy along with a Samsung LCD TV and a $50,000 USD check to be awarded to their respective NOC to be used toward future support/ training of athletes.



About Samsung and Sports Sponsorship

For almost 20 years, Samsung has been a dedicated supporter of major sporting events across Asia and the world. Samsung is a long-time supporter of the Asian Games, beginning as a local sponsor of the Seoul 1986 Asian Games and continuing as a local sponsor for the Hiroshima 1994 Asian Games. Samsung's full commitment to the Asian Games started from 1998 participating as an official partner of the Bangkok Asian Games and as a multi-category sponsor in the Busan Asian Games in 2002.

Samsung highlights sports sponsorship as a platform to raise brand awareness and build a reputation for excellence in corporate citizenship. Samsung's extensive support of sports, including the Asian Games, is based on its corporate values that celebrate peace, encourage friendly competition and promote unity among people of all cultures. For more information, please visit www.samsung.com/doha2006.



About Samsung Electronics

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2005 parent company sales of US$56.7 billion and net income of US$7.5 billion. Employing approximately 128,000 people in over 120 offices in 57 countries, the company consists of five main business units: Digital Appliance Business, Digital Media Business, LCD Business, Semiconductor Business and Telecommunication Network Business. Recognized as one of the fastest growing global brands, Samsung Electronics is a leading producer of digital TVs, memory chips, mobile phones, and TFT-LCDs. For more information, please visit www.samsung.com


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