Sang Woo Kim

President, Corporate Affairs Europe, Samsung Electronics

Sang Woo Kim was appointed President of Corporate Affairs for Samsung Electronics Europe in January 2014, responsible for all Legal, Governmental Affairs and Corporate Citizenship activities in Europe. Mr Kim first joined Samsung in 2005 as Vice President of the legal team working on corporate law issues. As Senior Vice President of the overseas legal team in 2006, Mr Kim managed Samsung’s global legal affairs, including regulatory matters, cross-border acquisitions and disputes. In 2010, Mr Kim was appointed head of Samsung’s newly created global compliance team and promoted to Executive Vice-President 2011. Prior to joining Samsung Electronics Mr Kim was a Public Prosecutor in South-Korea in charge of various criminal matters, including white-collar and organised crime. Mr Kim holds a Master Degree in Law from Seoul’s National University and Columbia Law School in the United States.