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Company Overview of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Company Overview

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the consumer electronics, information technology and mobile communications, and device solutions businesses worldwide. It offers digital TVs, monitors, and printers; mobile phones, smartphones, tablets, wearables, other phones, accessories, communication systems, and computers; memory and system LSI products; LCD and OLED panels; audio equipment, such as home entertainment systems, soundbars, sound towers, digital components, Blu-Ray and DVD players, and multimedia speakers; and solid state drives (SSD), portable SSDs, and memory cards. The company is also involved in the technology business venture capital investments...

129 Samsung-Ro

Maetan-3dong

Yeongtong-gu

Suwon,  443-742

South Korea

Founded in 1938

Key Executives for Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Vice Chairman
Age: 49
Total Annual Compensation: 1.1B
Vice Chairman
Age: 61
Total Annual Compensation: 3.9B
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. Key Developments

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. Presents at 2018 Automobili-D Exposition and Conference, Jan-17-2018 03:15 PM

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. Presents at 2018 Automobili-D Exposition and Conference, Jan-17-2018 03:15 PM. Venue: Cobo Center, Detroit, Michigan, United States. Speakers: Dave Anderson, Director,Technology & Engineering, Smart Machines.

Huawei Wins China Patent Lawsuit against Samsung

Huawei has won a patent infringement lawsuit against Samsung. The court ruled in the Chinese company's favor over two patents involving fourth generation phone technology. An online video of the trial showed the judge ordering Samsung to immediately stop selling or manufacturing products using the technology and to pay a small court fee. The decision by the Shenzhen Intermediate Court is the latest in a series of deepening patent disputes between the Asian smartphone makers, which have filed against each other in the United States and China in recent years.

Samsung Electronics Reports Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year Ended December 2017

Samsung Electronics reported earnings results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 2017. For the quarter, the company put its operating profit at KRW 15.1 trillion ($14.1 billion), compared with KRW 9.2 trillion a year earlier. Sales rose 24% to KRW 66 trillion ($61.8 billion), also at a record high. For the year 2017, the company's operating income stood at KRW 53.6 trillion ($50.2 billion), a 83% surge from 2016, on sales of KRW 239.6 trillion ($224.2 billion), up 19% from the previous year.

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