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Samsung NZ Appoints New Country Manager

9 January, 2013

Samsung NZ Appoints New Country Manager

Samsung New Zealand today announces the appointment of Ms Kenny Yeon to the role of Country Manager.

Ms Yeon’s responsibilities will include the overall management of Samsung New Zealand, with a focus on continuing the strong growth the company has experienced over the past few years.

Ms Yeon has had a distinguished career with Samsung since 1994 and has extensive experience in sales, particularly in the IT division. She worked in Samsung Asia PTE Ltd. from 2004 to 2009 and has since been part of Samsung’s Global Marketing Office Retail Excellence Team.

Samsung New Zealand believes Ms Yeon’s in-depth knowledge and experience of the brand will bring a new dynamic to the local business particularly in such a highly competitive environment.

Previous Country Manager, Mr Chang Kim, has been promoted to Vice President of the SEA region. Working within the Samsung Group, Mr Kim will be involved in a project to develop a new energy source for electric cars.

Kenny Yeon will commence her role on 14 January.


About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in consumer electronics and the core components that go into them. Through relentless innovation and discovery, we are transforming the worlds of televisions, smartphones, personal computers, printers, cameras, home appliances, medical devices, semiconductors and LED solutions. We employ 227,000 people across 75 countries with annual sales exceeding US$143 billion. Our goal is opening new possibilities for people everywhere. To discover more, please visit

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