Samsung names new president for Southeast Asia, Oceania

The Philippine Star
Samsung names new president for Southeast Asia, Oceania
Sangho Jo
STAR / File

MANILA, Philippines — Samsung Electronics Co.Ltd. today announced the appointment of Sangho Jo as president and CEO of Southeast Asia and Oceania.
A proven Samsung leader with over three decades of experience across business groups and geographies, Jo will steer the strategic growth directions of Samsung Electronics in Southeast Asia and Oceania.

He was most recently appointed president and CEO for Samsung Electronics in Europe, where he led the business to achieve sustainable commercial growth and brand favorability in 2020.

Jo is not new to the Southeast Asia and Oceania region, having worked in Samsung Electronics Singapore (1997), Vietnam (1998 – 2000) and Malaysia (2007 – 2008).

“In an era defined by rapid digital disruptions, we are committed to empowering the digital ambitions of nations, industries and communities in Southeast Asia and Oceania, and to help fulfil the potential of the people here through next-generation technologies,” Jo said.


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