ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR Marie Amirtharaj. F, I – MBA ‘A’, DMS.
YOON WOO LEE CEO., SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS
INTRODUCTION: Yoon-Woo Lee is CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. Mr. Lee served various leadership roles within the company including Chairman, Global Collaboration and Chief Executive Officer of Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology.
An engineer and 40-year veteran of Samsung, Mr. Lee’s leadership and in-depth technology expertise have helped build Samsung into the world’s largest electronics company. He has also received many distinguished awards
EARLY LIFE Date of Birth : April 26, 1946 Mr. Lee graduated his Engineering Degree from Seoul National University B.S.E.E College of Engineering in 1969.
2004 : Vice Chairman, Global Collaboration, Samsung ELECTRONICS. CEO, Samsung ADVANCED INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY. 2005 : Vice Chairman, Corporate CTO & Global Collaboration, Samsung ELECTRONICS Vice Chairman, Samsung ADVANCED INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY 2008 : Vice Chairman & CEO, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
2009 : Vice Chairman & CEO, DS Business President, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. 2010 : Vice Chairman & CEO, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
AWARDS: 1993 : The Order of Industrial Service Merit Award, Silver Tower. 1998 : The Order of Industrial Service Merit Award, Gold Tower. The Grand Prize of Korean Environment Management Award.
1999 : The Best TPM CEO Award, TPM World Conference. 2003 : The Proud Korean Award, Journalist Federation of Korea. 2005 : The 34th CEO of the Year Award, Korea Management Association.
EXTRACURRICULAR He is the Chairman for the following associations,
Korea Institute of Patent Information,
Jong Dong Foundation,
Korea Engineers' Club and
Korea AV Equipment Research.
He also acts as the Director for, Korea International Trade Association.
ACHIVEMENTS OF CEO: 2005 : Samsung surpassed Sony for the first time to become the world's largest and most popular consumer electronics brand 2007 : Samsung Electronics handset division overtook Motorola, making it the world's second-largest mobile phone maker. 2007 : Brand Finance ranked SAMSUNG as the number 1 global brand in electronics.
2009 : Samsung overtook Siemens and Hewlett-Packard to take the No.1 spot as the world’s largest technology company. 2010 : They ranked 13th out of 48 leading electronics makers.