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Samsung Announces New Executive Appointments Across Strategic Growth Areas

Samsung Telecommunications America (STA) was established by Samsung Electronics Corporation in 1992. (image: STA)

Samsung Telecommunications America (STA) was established by Samsung Electronics Corporation in 1992. (image: STA)

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DALLAS & SEOUL, June 10 (Korea Bizwire) – Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC (Samsung Mobile USA) today  announced the addition of three new executives to its leadership team.  Robin Bienfait has joined as executive vice president and chief  enterprise innovation officer of Global Enterprise Services, John  Pleasants has joined as executive vice president of Samsung Media  Solutions Center America (MSCA) and Mark Louison has joined as senior  vice president of Wireless Network Systems.

“We welcome these talented leaders to the Samsung family as we continue  to drive leadership and enhance our business footprint in the market,”  said Gregory Lee, President and CEO of Samsung Electronics North  America. “Their leadership will strengthen our organization in areas  where we see tremendous opportunity for growth and will further our goal  of putting the most innovative technology in the hands of our customers.  “

Bienfait joins Samsung with more than 30 years of experience in  mobility, security, business development, enterprise sales, wireless  network operations and engineering. She most recently served as chief  information officer for BlackBerry where she led the enterprise business  unit, end-to-end security, customer service engagement, global network  services and corporate IT. Bienfait will be responsible for working  closely with Tod Pike, who leads the Enterprise Business Division at  Samsung Electronics America and Tim Wagner, who leads the Enterprise  Business Unit at Samsung Mobile USA to build strong partnerships with  large global customers and scale Samsung’s suite of enterprise solutions  and services.

Pleasants brings more than 20 years of experience in the digital media  and gaming space, most recently serving as co-president of Disney  Interactive Media Group. Pleasants will lead Samsung’s U.S. content and  services strategy with a focus on strengthening and expanding the  current portfolio of offerings.

Louison comes to Samsung with extensive leadership experience delivering  growth, profitability and innovation, while leading organizations  through enterprise transformations. Mark previously held leadership  roles at Nokia and Nokia Networks and most recently served as senior  advisor at The Boston Consulting Group where he provided executive  council on client engagements in the technology, media and telecom  practice area. Louison will be responsible for managing existing  customer relationships and developing new business opportunities to  increase market share within the U.S. wireless networks industry. He  will pursue and develop new technologies that provide leading edge  products and applications.

About Samsung Telecommunications America

Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC, (Samsung Mobile USA) a  Dallas-based subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., researches,  develops and markets wireless handsets, wireless infrastructure and  other telecommunications products throughout North America. For more  information, please visit

About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in technology, opening  new possibilities for people everywhere. Through relentless innovation  and discovery, we are transforming the worlds of televisions,  smartphones, personal computers, printers, cameras, home appliances, LTE  systems, medical devices, semiconductors and LED solutions. We employ  270,000 people across 79 countries with annual sales of US$187.8  billion. To discover more, please visit

Source: Samsung Telecommunications America

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