Samsung Electronics gets new CEO

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Seoul, Dec 15: South Korean technology powerhouse Samsung Electronics named a new CEO on Tuesday, Dec 15, as part of an organisational restructuring.

Choi Gee-sung, who has headed the set product group, Digital Media and Communications, was named the new chief executive officer, Samsung said in a statement.

Choi takes over from Yoon-Woo Lee, who will become chairman of the company.

In addition to Choi's appointment, Samsung appointed Jay Y Lee, the son of former Samsung Group chairman Lee Kun-hee, to the newly created COO position.

The company also said it was strengthening its central 'C-Suite' management team to provide more unified control.

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