Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. Said on Wednesday that it would create an Artificial Intelligence (AI) research centre and strengthen an executive role to look for new business areas for all its three major business groups.
The company said that the minor changes to its business structure were to “quickly respond to market changes”. This move was followed by last month’s appointment of a new generation of top managers that dispelled lingering worries , as the detention go Vice Chairman Jay Y. Lee.
The tech giant didn’t perhaps the location of the centre. Instead, theu told that the new AI research centre would be a joint research centre of mobile and consumer electronics business, two of its three main businesses
Samsung also strengthens the role of Young Sohn, to explore new business opportunities not only in components but in mobile and consumer electronics as well.
Sohn led Samsung Electronics’ $8 billion acquisition of Harman International, which was agreed on in November last year. He oversees the Samsung Strategy and Innovation Center (SSIC) that has offices in San Jose and San Francisco in the United States, among others, according to the SSIC website.
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