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November 29, 2015 4:17 AM ET

Technology Hardware, Storage and Peripherals

Company Overview of Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

Company Overview

Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, engages in consumer electronics, information technology and mobile communications, and device solutions businesses worldwide. It offers mobile phones, tablets, televisions, Blu-rays, DVD players, home theaters, air track, Bluetooth speakers, and mini components; cameras and camcorders; home appliances comprising refrigerators, air conditioners, washing machines, microwave ovens, ovens, and dishwashers; PC/peripherals/printers, including laptops, all-in-one PCs, tablet PCs, notebooks, chrome devices, monitors, optical disc drives, laser printers/multifunctions, and consumable/toners; memory and storage products, such as solid state...

129 Samsung-Ro



Suwon,  443742

South Korea

Founded in 1938

Key Executives for Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

Vice Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Head of Device Solutions, Chairman of Management Committee, Member of Outside Director Recommendation Committee and Member of Independent Director Recommendation Committee
Age: 63
Total Annual Compensation: $8.6B
Chief Executive Officer, President, Head of IT & Mobile Communications, Representative Director and Member of Management Committee
Age: 59
Total Annual Compensation: $5.5B
Chief Executive Officer, President, Head of Consumer Electronics, Representative Director and Member of Management Committee
Age: 62
Total Annual Compensation: $4.8B
President, Chief Financial Officer, Head of Corporate Management Office, Executive Director and Member of Management Committee
Age: 60
Total Annual Compensation: $3.4B
Head of Corporate Strategy
Age: 64
Total Annual Compensation: $3.9B
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. Key Developments

Samsung Electronics Denies Networks Arm Sale

Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. (KOSE:A005930) has denied the rumors that the company is planning to sell its telecoms network equipment business. "Some news media have contended that Samsung Electronics is considering to sell its network business, which manufactures mobile telecommunication systems," said Samsung, in a statement on November 25, 2015. "However, Samsung Electronics has no intention to pull out from its network business," the company said.

Samsung Electronics to Open Seoul R&D Centre in November

Samsung Electronics plans to inaugurate its first research and development centre in Seoul later November month of 2015. Dubbed 'Samsung Seoul R&D Campus', the facility will be able to accommodate around 7,000 workers. The first 5,000 employees will be relocated to the centre on 30 November, 2015.

Audi Signs Agreement with Samsung Electronics

Audi AG has signed a contract with Samsung Electronics. The agreement has been signed for Audi's Progressive SemiConductor Program (PSCP) to supply its cars with semiconductor memory. The collaboration will see Samsung's new memory products, including 20-nanometer LPDDR4 DRAM and 10-nanometer class eMMC 5.1, appear in Audi's future infotainment, dashboard and Advanced Driver Assistance systems.

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