Samsung Electronics appoints first female president
Lee Young-hee.

Asian Tech Press (Dec 5) -- Samsung Electronics on Monday named a female executive as president of global marketing for its mobile business, the first promotion of a woman to the top position.

Lee Young-hee rose to become president of the global marketing center for Samsung's Device eXperience (DX) Division, which oversees its mobile business. With the promotion, Lee also becomes the first female president of Samsung Group from outside the founder's family.

Lee joined Samsung Electronics in 2007 and became vice president in 2012.

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