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  • Previous Rank13
  • CEO
    Oh-Hyun Kwon
  • Address
    129 Samsung-ro, Suwon 443-742
  • Websitehttp://www.samsung.com
  • Industry
    Electronics, Electrical Equip.

Samsung is one of the world’s great diversified companies, with interests ranging from televisions, smartphones, and semiconductors, to fashion, construction, and advertising. For all of its many affiliated holdings, one company, Samsung Electronics, and one product, smartphones, dominates its results. And Samsung’s Galaxy line of phones has recently weakened against Apple’s iPhone. The company is also going through a leadership transition, from its ailing chairman, Kun-hee Lee, to his only son, Jay Y. Lee.

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Company Information

CEO
Oh-Hyun Kwon
Industry
Electronics, Electrical Equip.
Sector
Technology
HQ Location
Suwon, South Korea
Websitehttp://www.samsung.com
Years on List21
Figures prepared in accordance with International Accounting Standards.

Key Financials (last fiscal year)

($ Millions)% change
Revenues195,845.3-6.3%
Profits21,922.7-19.5%
Assets209,666-
Employees307,000-

Profits as a % of

Profit as % of Revenues11.2%
Profits as % of Assets10.5%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity14.9%