Samsung Electronics has appointed Sangho Jo as President and chief executive officer (CEO) of Southeast Asia and Oceania.

In his new role, Jo will focus on the strategic growth directions of Samsung Electronics in Southeast Asia & Oceania.

He comes with over three decades of experience across business groups and geographies. Earlier, Jo has worked in Samsung Electronics Singapore in 1997, Vietnam from 1998 to 2000 and Malaysia from 2007 to 2008.  In the past decade, Jo has served as president for Samsung Electronics in Germany, United Kingdom, Sweden, Austria, Baltic countries. Further, he has also served as head of visual display business for Samsung Europe based in South Korea.