This is a very significant year for Samsung Electronics that arrives to its 50th anniversary since it was founded. The occasion was celebrated with an event at Samsung Digital City, the Company’s headquarters in Suwon. More than 400 employees were present to commemorate the milestone, together with the Company’s executive team including Kinam Kim, Vice Chairman & CEO of Device Solutions (DS) Division, Hyunsuk Kim, President & CEO of Consumer Electronics (CE) Division, Dongjin Koh, President & CEO of IT & Mobile Communications (IM) Division.
Vice Chairman Jay Y. Lee, through a video message, extended his gratitude to all Samsung employees for their dedication over the past 50 years and emphasized the Company’s commitment to build upon its legacy and become a Centennial company.
«The past 50 years were only possible – said Vice Chairman Lee – thanks to the dedication and hard work of each and every one of you. Looking to the next 50 years, let’s free our imaginations and dream of an extraordinary future. Applying our new technologies, let’s build a healthier and happier future. By sharing and growing together we will become the very best in the world.»
Kinam Kim, Vice Chairman & CEO of DS Division, shared three key goals towards Samsung’s continued growth in the next chapter of the Company’s life.
«Unpredictable change, driven by material shifts in demographics and consumer behavior, – he noted – will be a hallmark of the next era of the technology industry. So to ensure our survival in the new era, we must pursue relentless self-innovation. We must never cease to learn, be bold and fearless in our pursuits and execute thoroughly when undertaking all our tasks.
By staying ahead of their needs and expectations and by finding ways to thrive in evolving markets, we can continue to ensure that customers are at the center of our business. Finally, Let us all work together to help Samsung continue to evolve into a company that contributes to a better world and stay a respected and beloved company for future generations. I ask that all of us not forget our responsibilities as good corporate citizens in the journey.»