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Samsung Electronics
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Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
삼성전자
三星電子

Type
Public
Traded as
KRX: 005930, KRX:005935, LSE: SMSN,LSE: SMSD
Industry
Consumer electronics
Telecoms equipment
Semiconductors
Home appliances
Founded
1969 (Samsung Electric Industries)
1988 (Samsung Electronics)
Headquarters
Suwon, Gyeonggi Province,South Korea
Area served
Worldwide
Key people
Lee Kun-hee
(Chairman)
Lee Jae-yong
(Vice chairman)
Kwon Oh-hyun
(Vice chairman and CEO)
JK Shin
(President)
BK Yoon (President and CEO)
Products
See products listing
Revenue
₩201.103 trillion (2012)[1]
Operating income US$18.8634614 billion(2012)[1]
Profit
₩23.845 trillion (2012)[1]
Total assets ₩181.071 trillion (2012)[1]
Total equity ₩121.480 trillion (2012)[1]
Employees
326,000 (2014)[1]
Parent
Samsung Group
Website
www.samsung.com

This article contains Korean text.Without proper rendering support, you may see question marks, boxes, or other symbols instead of Hanguland hanja.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (Korean: 삼성전자; Hanja: 三星電子) is a South Koreanmultinational electronics company headquartered in Suwon, South Korea.[2] It is the flagship subsidiary of the Samsung Group and has been the world's largest information technology company by revenues since 2009.[3] Samsung Electronics has assembly plants and sales networks in 88 countries and employs around 370,000 people.[4] For 2012 the CEO is Kwon Oh-Hyun.[5]
Samsung has long been a major manufacturer of electronic components such as lithium-ion batteries, semiconductors, chips, flash memory and hard drive devices for clients such as Apple, Sony, HTC and Nokia.[6] [7]
In recent years, the company has diversified into consumer electronics.[8] It is the world's largest manufacturer of mobile phones and smartphones fueled by the popularity of itsSamsung Galaxy line of devices.[9] The company is also a major vendor of tablet computers, particularly its

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