Samsung: JK Shin Left the Helm of the Division Smartphone

Despite a fourth quarter, Samsung smartphone Division is suffering a lot during this period. There are many measures that the South Korean giant has put in place to prevent continuous bleeding market share, but proved ineffective. The Galaxy series S6, that “fatal frame” that would mean a new beginning, did not bring the desired results; It is therefore time to an even more radical change.

JK Shin is a name that most attentive fans will know well. Is the CEO-or rather, one of CEO-mobile Division of Samsung, specifically, we got to talk often over the years; during a meeting of the directors of the company announced that it will abandon the leadership of the section mobile communications (including smartphones according to, leaving the helm to Donghin Koh, formerly Director of the research and Development Department in the same Division: one of the key elements in the development of high-end devices of recent times, from Galaxy S5 forward.

JK Shin will stay in Samsung and will always be responsible for the entire mobile Division of the company. His new job, however, will concern mainly the development of long-term strategies and finding new opportunities for growth, exploring new areas other than smartphones.