Samsung Electronics has appointed HyunChil Hong as president of Southwest Asia Headquarters.
Hong replaces outgoing president BD Park, who will head Sales & Marketing for Digital Appliances Business in HQ, Korea.
In his new role based out of Gurgaon, India, Hong will lead all of Samsung Electronics’ business in South West Asia that includes India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Nepal.
Hong previously served as the president of Samsung Electronics Latin America, a sales subsidiary in Central America for three years. Prior to that, he headed Samsung Electronics’ sales subsidiaries in Chile.
In his new role, Hong will leverage his experience in emerging business environment and operational excellence to continue to build Samsung Electronics’ success in the Southwest Asia region.