Samsung is a South Korean multinational conglomerate headquartered in Samsung Town, Seoul. It comprises numerous affiliated businesses, most of them united under the Samsung brand, and is the largest South Korean business conglomerate.
Samsung was founded by Lee Byung-chul in 1938 as a trading company. Over the next three decades, the group diversified into areas including food processing, textiles, insurance, securities, and retail. Samsung entered the electronics industry in the late 1960s and the construction and shipbuilding industries in the mid-1970s. Since established in 1969, Samsung Electronics has grown into one of the world’s leading technology companies and being recognized as one of the top 5 Best Global Brands (Interbrand 2021). In 2020, Samsung Electronics’s revenue was recorded at USD 199 Billion. Samsung Electronics is the 15th largest company in the world by revenue (Fortune 2021).
Samsung Electronics is a global leader in technology, opening new possibilities for people everywhere. Through relentless innovation and discovery, we are transforming the worlds of TVs, smartphones, wearable devices, tablets, digital appliances, network systems, medical devices, semiconductors, and LED solutions. Samsung is also leading in the Internet of Things space through, among others, our Smart Home and Digital Health initiatives.
Our network now extends across the world in 74 countries, across every continent, and Samsung takes great pride in the creativity and diversity of its talented people, who drive our growth.