All new members join as Global Strategist for two years, before transitioning into one of Samsung’s affiliates as a Line Manager or Strategic Staff
GSG prepares leaders for multiple career paths at Samsung. During his/her tenure at GSG, GSs will develop a robust industry and functional acumen to prepare them for their next role at Samsung. There are two main transition paths after two years at GSG: Line Manager or Strategic Staff.
All new members join Global Strategy Group as Strategists for two years, See profiles of members of global Strategy Group in the section Meet our People
GSs transition to the affiliate’s business HQ in South Korea after two years at GSG.. After a few years in a line management role in South Korea, members transition to one of Samsung’s overseas offices to integrate the local management team.
TV, Semicon, and Marketing projects(‘03~’05)
SEC HQ, TV Marketing(‘05~’06)
NAHQ (SEA subsidiary), Home Entertainment Marketing (‘06~present)
SERI, Corporate Strategy, LFD (Large Format Display, part of VD), and Internal Audit (’10~11)
Corporate Strategy & Planning Team (’11~14)
Global Innovation Center, Korea (`14~16)
Global Innovation Center, Silicon Valley (‘16~present)
A GS can also join one of the Samsung headquarters organizations, including the Corporate Strategic and Planning Team, Samsung Ventures, Samsung M&A team, and Human Resources and typically work on strategy, planning, and business development roles. Similar to the Line Managers, Strategic Staff spend two years within GSG before they transition to a corporate function. After two years in a corporate function in South Korea, Strategic Staff can either remain further in South Korea or transition into an overseas office.
Retail channel management projects (‘12~’13)
Corporate Retail Channel Management Group (‘13~present)
Strategy & Business Development (‘11~’15)
Samsung Electronics Southeast Market ('15~present)
Principal, corporate development and new market entry projects, ’12 – ’16
Director, corporate strategy, ’16 – Present