Samsung C&T announces new leadership

Samsung C&T has announced new leaders for two of its core businesses. Executive Vice President and Head of the Plant Business Unit of Samsung C&T Engineering and Construction (E&C) Group Oh Se-chul has been nominated as president & CEO of the E&C Group. Elsewhere, Executive Vice President and Chief Learning Officer of Samsung Human Resources Development Center Han Seung-hwan has been nominated as president & CEO of Samsung C&T Resort Group and concurrently CEO of Samsung Welstory.

The decisions were made in an effort to realize change and innovation by promoting on-site experts with core experience and capabilities and boldly appointing them as CEOs.

With abundant field expertise, Oh has led the Plant Business Unit since December 2015. He previously gained site experience in Malaysia, Singapore, and Dubai, while additionally serving as head of the Global Procurement Center. In his new role he is expected to strengthen technical skills and project capabilities in the fields of architecture, civil engineering, plants, and housing.

Meanwhile, Han served as chief learning officer of the Samsung Human Resources Development Center since December 2015. He also has extensive field experience, having held various positions such as Corporate Planning Team executive at Samsung C&T and head of the HR Team and the Smart Town Division at Samsung SDS. Based on his wide know-how in human resources development and management, he is expected to lead the growth of the Resort Group.

The new Group heads are expected to join the Board of Directors at the next AGM in March.

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