Samsung Electronics appoints Device Solutions head

Samsung Electronics has named Young Hyun Jun as Head of the Device Solutions Division.

Samsung Digital City (Suwon). Picture: Samsung Electronics

According to Samsung Electronics, Jun will lead the company’s semiconductor business and strengthen its competitiveness amid an uncertain global business environment.

Vice Chairman Jun, who has experience in the semiconductor and battery businesses, joined Samsung Electronics in 2000 and worked in DRAM and Flash memory development, and also in strategic marketing. Jun became Head of the Memory Business in 2014 and CEO of Samsung SDI in 2017, before leading the Future Business Division in 2024.

President Kyehyun Kyung, who has been leading the DS Division, will become the Head of the Future Business Division as well as the Head of Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology (SAIT). He is expected to focus on finding new growth opportunities based on his experience leading the semiconductor business.