Samsung Viet Nam names new general director

Friday, Dec 28, 2018 18:52

Choi Joo Ho was officially appointed as general director of Samsung Viet Nam. — VNS Photo

Choi Joo Ho was officially appointed as general director of Samsung Viet Nam to replace Shim Won Hwan who returned to South Korea to take over new responsibilities.

Samsung Viet Nam on Friday announced appointments of new high-ranking leaders in Viet Nam.

Ho joined Samsung Group in 1989 and held different positions including Deputy General Director of Human Resources in the business of mobile telecommunications and wireless equipment. He has extensive experience in the field of personnel and organisational management of nine mobile phone factories of Samsung worldwide including Samsung Electronics Viet Nam Bac Ninh (SEV) and Samsung Electronics Viet Nam Thai Nguyen (SEVT).

In Viet Nam, he will be in charge of communications, public relations, environment, health and safety (EHS), administration and human resources of Samsung Viet Nam.

Samsung also announced the appointment of Suh Kyung Wook as general director of Samsung Vina Electronics (SAVINA) to replace Kim Cheol Gi.

Wook was general director of Samsung Electronics Singapore before working in Viet Nam.

The new leaders would continue to maintain Samsung Viet Nam’s achievements while committing to closely co-operate with business partners to bring the best products and experiences to Vietnamese users.

Samsung Viet Nam has total investment of over US$17.3 billion in Viet Nam and employs 160,000 labourers. Its member companies in Viet Nam include SEV, SEVT, Samsung Viet Nam Mobile R&D Center (SVMC), SAVINA and Samsung Electronics HCMC CE Complex (SEHC), Samsung Display Viet Nam (SDV), Samsung SDI Viet Nam (SDIV) and Samsung Electro-Mechanics Viet Nam (SEMV). — VNS

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