Samsung is reshuffling their top management as they attempt to breathe new life into their stumbling smartphone business.

The company revealed on Tuesday that co-CEO and mobile chief J.K. Shin will be replaced by D.J. Koh, Samsung’s former head of mobile research and development.

At the same time B.K. Yoon, head of consumer electronics, will step back from the home appliances division, taking a more general strategic role.

Start your free trial now.

Get instant access to all our premium content, archives, newsletters, and online community.

Monthly Membership

Yearly Membership

What you get

Full access to all premium content and our full archives

Members'-only newsletters

Preferential access and discounts to all TechNode events

Direct access to the TechNode newsroom

Start your free trial now.

Get instant access to all our premium content, archives, newsletters, and online community.

Monthly Membership

Yearly Membership

Cate Cadell

Cate is a tech writer. She worked as a journalist in Australia, Mongolia and Myanmar. You can reach her (in Chinese or English) at: @catecadell or catecadell@technode.com