The Big Picture at Samsung

Cordula Oertel on her job as a global strategist with the Korean giant and how she laid the groundwork in B-school for winning the post

Before joining Samsung -- an electronics, finance, and service conglomerate based in Seoul, Korea -- as a global strategist, I earned my MBA from IMD in Switzerland in November, 2004. I enjoy the variety of my daily work and the constant need to become acquainted with new projects and business areas. Also, I find it really exciting to analyze a company from a big-picture perspective. Working for Samsung in Korea offers all of this and the opportunity for me to immerse myself in a new culture away from Europe and to act as intermediary between East and West.

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