Samsung's New Mobile Phone Chief Exemplifies Focus on Software

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  • Koh Dong Jin helped develop Samsung Pay, Knox platforms
  • Change shows Lee Jae Yong putting own stamp on business

Why Did Samsung Replace Its Mobile Chief?

The new head of Samsung Electronics Co.’s phone business helped develop its mobile payment and security platforms, exemplifying Vice Chairman Lee Jae Yong’s focus on software innovations as a way to gain distance from rival devices.

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