Samsung Electronics has appointed Carl Rose as its new vice president of consumer electronics.
In the new role, Rose will leverage his experience in consumer electronics and business management and will oversee television, audio visual, home appliances, air conditioning and communications-electronics (CE) business solutions.
Prior to the appointment, Rose had a 26 year career with Sony in Australia, New Zealand and the UK, holding the role of A/NZ managing director for seven years.
Most recently, he was managing director of CR Consulting, a position he held for more than two years.
Rose said he is pleased to join Samsung at an exciting time for the company’s consumer electronics division.
"Samsung continues to be at the forefront of its industry, which it demonstrated at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in January when it unveiled its diverse range of connected products and services.
“It’s an honour to join Samsung as its brand continues to go from strength to strength both in Australia and globally. I look forward to working with the team to take the business to new heights,” he added.
Samsung Electronics Australia president, Harry Lee, said he is confident that Rose will lead the company’s consumer electronics division to continue its growth and success in Australia.“Rose is uniquely please to lead Samsung’s consumer electronics division thanks to his deep understanding and years of experience working across the audio visual market, his relationships with customers and networks across the industry,” he added.