A multinational conglomerate
Samsung is a giant electronics company, founded in 1938, that includes a number of well-known subsidiaries, including Samsung Electronics, Samsung Foundry, Samsung Techwin (mil/aero), Samsung Engineering (construction), Samsung C&T (trading), Samsung Life Insurance, Samsung Heavy industries (shipbuilding), Samung SDS (IT services) and Cheil Worldwide (advertising).
The family-controlled conglomerate is the No. 1 business group in South Korea. It has surpassed rival Hyundai Group. The company's flagship is Samsung Electronics, which makes memory, LCD panels and consumer electronics.
- HQ: Seoul, South Korea
- Entity Type: Company