• Samsung forecasts bumper profits as CEO resigns

    11 days ago - By CNN

    The smartphone giant is on track for a record quarter.
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  • Samsung Electronics just lost its CEO at the height of its success

    Samsung Electronics just lost its CEO at the height of its success

    11 days ago - By The Next Web

    Samsung Electronics, the flagship business of the South Korean mega-conglomerate and the second largest tech company on the planet, has just lost its CEO and vice chairman Kwon Oh-hyun today, as he announced his decision to step down. In a letter to employees, Kwon noted that as the firm is “confronted with unprecedented crisis inside out, I believe that time has now come for the company start anew, with a new spirit and young leadership to better respond to challenges arising from the rapidly changing IT industry.” He's almost certainly referring to the arrest of Lee Jae-yong, the de...
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  • Samsung lead CEO to step down amid 'unprecedented crisis'

    11 days ago - By ZDnet

    Kwon Oh-hyeon, vice chairman and the most senior of Samsung Electronics' three CEOs who oversaw the firm's chip and display businesses, will step down in March and pass the baton to younger leadership.
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  • Samsung Elec CEO Kwon announces shock resignation as profits surge

    11 days ago - By Reuters

    SEOUL - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Friday its CEO and Vice Chairman Kwon Oh-hyun plans to step down from management, deepening concerns over a leadership vacuum at the tech giant after group scion Jay Y. Lee was jailed for bribery.
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  • Samsung's CEO just resigned over “unprecedented crisis”

    Samsung's CEO just resigned over “unprecedented crisis”

    11 days ago - By SlashGear

    Samsung Electronic may have announced record profits in its most recent quarter, but that isn't stopping its CEO from resigning. Vice Chairman Oh-Hyun Kwon announced his intention to leave the company - including stepping down from his position on the Board of Directors - today. The unexpected move came, Kwon said, as Samsung faced “unprecedented crisis.” “It is something I...
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  • Samsung's CEO is resigning after 32 years with the company due to 'unprecedented crisis'

    Samsung's CEO is resigning after 32 years with the company due to 'unprecedented crisis'

    11 days ago - By Android Central

    Samsung Electronics' CEO Kwon Oh-hyun will be resigning in March 2018, and a replacement for his position has yet to be announced.
    Samsung is one of the most recognized electronics companies in the world, and in the Android space, it's Galaxy S and Note series are two of the most popular on the entire market. Samsung's sales for 2017 has been consistently strong, but despite this, big changes are happening under the surface. Most recently, Samsung's CEO, Kwon Oh-hyun, has announced that he's resigning from his position at the company.
    Along with his role as Samsung Electronics' CEO, Kwon...
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  • Samsung CEO Kwon Oh-hyun to resign citing ‘unprecedented crisis'

    Samsung CEO Kwon Oh-hyun to resign citing ‘unprecedented crisis'

    11 days ago - By The Verge

    Kwon Oh-hyun, Samsung Electronics' CEO, vice chairman, and the head of its hugely successful components business, has announced his resignation. He will step down from the CEO role, as well as his positions on the board and as CEO of Samsung Display, in March 2018.
    "It is something I had been thinking long and hard about for quite some time. It has not been an easy decision, but I feel I can no longer put it off," Kwon said in a letter sent to employees. "As we are confronted with unprecedented crisis inside out, I believe that time has now come for the company start anew, with a new...
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