Tim Baxter, President and CEO of Samsung Electronics North America has announced that he will retire from his current duties by June this year.
The official confirmed through his LinkedIn account that he will retire from his duty on June 1, 2019, and will pass the torch to Young Hoon Eom, the currently as Deputy Head of Samsung Electronics NA, who joined the executive team in 2017.
“After 12 amazing years with Samsung Electronics America, I have decided to retire from the company on June 1st,” Baxter announced on LinkedIn. “As I reflect on my time at Samsung, I am proud of the countless innovative products and solutions that we’ve delivered to our loyal consumers and customers."
"It is the people and the partnerships that have made my journey here so rewarding and for that, I am truly grateful. Over the next four months, I’ll be transitioning leadership to my friend and colleague YH Eom, who has been co-leading the organization with me for the past two years. I look forward to following Samsung’s continued leadership and success in the years to come.”
Tim is an industry veteran with more than 30 years of sales, marketing, and leadership experience in consumer electronics, IT, and mobile.
He joined Samsung in 2006 as Executive Vice President of sales and marketing for the consumer electronics division of Samsung Electronics America and held various senior leadership roles including, President, COO, and CEO of Samsung Electronics America before being appointed to President and CEO of Samsung Electronics North America in July 2017.