|[November 27, 2012]
Samsung Electronics America Expands Into Medical Device Sector with Health & Medical Equipment
CHICAGO --(Business Wire)--
Samsung (News - Alert) Electronics America, Inc., a subsidiary of Samsung Electronics
Co. Ltd, today announced its expansion with the addition of Samsung
Health & Medical Equipment, unifying Samsung Medison America's personnel
into Samsung Electronics America's Enterprise Business Division. By
expanding its presence in the medical equipment industry, Samsung aims
to become a global healthcare leader by bringing together its expertise
in electronics and IT technologies for a better and more complete
healthcare experience. Samsung Health & Medical Equipment will be
showing a variety of healthcare solutions at the RSNA 2012 radiological
event located at McCormick Place, Chicago, Booth #4050, from November
25th - November 29th.
This integration of sales, marketing and service operations in the
United States is the latest step following Samsung Electronics' Co.,
Ltd. acquisition of a stake in the leading diagnostic ultrasound
manufacturer Medison Co., Ltd. in 2010. With the joining of operations,
Samsung Medison America is well positioned to leverage research and
development and infrastructure already in place within Samsung
Electronics America and its product groups. In addition, Samsung Medison
America will benefit from existing sales channels and integrated
marketing teams at Samsung Electronics America.
"Samsung Electronics America is well positioned to bring its knowledge
and resources to Samsung Health & Medical Equipment and we are committed
to a shared vision for a better and more complete healthcare
experience," said Tod Pike, Senior Vice President of Samsung Electronics
America, Inc., Enterprise Business Division. "We have a continuing
interest and investment in the healthcare space and we now have an even
greater opportunity for reaching our global growth goals. Samsung is
proven as a world technology leader and our mission is to help arm
healthcare providers with the tools they need to offer patients the best
"The combination of Samsung's unparalleled image processing and IT
technologies with Samsung Medison America's industry-leading medical
equipment will serve as the foundation for continuing innovation in
medical technology," said Brian Keith, Director of Sales and GM of
Samsung Health & Medical Equipment. "By upholding customer values as our
top priority, Samsung Health & Medical Equipment will support fast, easy
and accurate diagnosis through superior technologies and products.We
look forward to aligning our expertise to support the Samsung vision to
contribute to the growth of the medical equipment industry through our
advanced technologies and improve the quality of people's lives."
Samsung's investment in Medison is a key element in Samsung's 2020
vision to explore new avenues of growth, including in healthcare
business domain. The integration of Samsung Medison America will add 28
employees to Samsung's Enterprise Business Division, now under the
Samsung Health & Medical Equipment Group and reporting directly into
division head Tod Pike.
About Samsung Medison America
Incorporated in the U.S. in 1992, Samsung Medison America specializes in
marketing and selling world-class ultrasound imaging equipment in the
U.S. In 1996, Samsung Medison America's parent, Medison Co., Ltd.,
successfully developed the first digital ultrasound system by an Asian
manufacturer and in 1998 it developed the world's first
commercially-available 3D ultrasound imaging system. Samsung Medison
America has introduced into the U.S. market many other advanced
products, ranging from its signature 'Accuvix' and 'SonoAce' series, to
a laptop-sized ultra-compact diagnostic ultrasound system. For more
information, please visit, www.samsungmedison.com.
About Samsung Electronics America Enterprise Business Division
As a global leader in Information Technology, Samsung's Enterprise
Business Division (EBD) is committed to its business customers and loyal
partners with world-class solutions. Samsung EBD offers a complete
portfolio of technology solutions to support business growth aspirations
including virtualization, printing, displays, notebook and tablet PCs,
digital signage, medical equipment, set-top-box and hospitality TVs.
With a market-oriented approach to innovation, Samsung EBD solutions
move businesses forward while helping reduce operating cost. Samsung EBD
is a division of Samsung Electronics America (SEA), Inc., a U.S.
subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Company, Ltd. (SEC (News - Alert)) and is among the
world's largest technology companies. For more information, please visit www.samsung.com/business,
call 1-866-SAM-4BIZ or follow Samsung EBD via Twitter (News - Alert) @SamsungBizUSA.
About Samsung Electronics America, Inc.
Samsung Electronics America, Inc. (SEA), based in Ridgefield Park, NJ,
is a subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. The company markets a
broad range of award-winning consumer electronics, information systems,
and home appliance products, as well as oversees all of Samsung's North
American operations including Samsung Telecommunications America, LP,
Samsung Semiconductor Inc., Samsung Electronics Canada, Inc. and Samsung
Electronics Mexico, Inc. As a result of its commitment to innovation and
unique design, the Samsung organization is one of the most decorated
brands in the electronics industry. The company was ranked #9 in
BusinessWeek/Interbrand "100 Best Global Brands," and named as one of
Fast Company's "50 Most Innovative Companies of 2010." For more
information, please visit www.samsung.com.
You can also Fan Samsung on www.Facebook.com/SamsungUSA
or follow Samsung via Twitter @SamsungTweets.
About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. creates more possibilities for more
people, in more countries, than any other technology company. Samsung
has become the global leader in consumer electronics and their
components by bringing relentless innovation to a product portfolio that
includes televisions, smartphones, personal computers, printers,
cameras, refrigerators and memory chips. To discover more, please visit www.samsung.com.
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