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EXCLUSIVE: Samsung Loses Another Vice President, Carl Rose Quits

Carl Rose the former CEO of Sony who took on the role as Vice President of Samsung Australia’s consumer electronics division has quit after two years in the role.

Rose a seasoned consumer electronics executive is also leaving the industry to take up a new role “outside of the industry”.

His resignation comes days out from the launch of Samsung’s new TV range in Australia, he was also responsible for the launch of the Frame TV in Australia. 

During an exclusive discussion with ChannelNews Rose said “It’s my decision, I have been offered an opportunity that I want to take”.

A Samsung spokesperson said “During Carl’s time at Samsung Electronics Australia, he has overseen a period of significant change for the CE business which has included many achievements such as evolving the Samsung television category to a more lifestyle-centric business and category innovation for Samsung’s premium home appliances. In addition, Carl has supported a business focus on developing strong relationships with retail partners”.

Rose is just one of several executives who have quit the Korean manufacturer during the past 18 months. In August Phil Newton the Vice President of Marketing quit after nine years at the Company.

The Vice President, of Samsung Australia’s Mobile Division, Prasad Gokhale quit after just 32 months in the role.

Richard Fink, the man who replaced him Richard Fink the Vice President of IT and Samsung’s Mobile Division quit, just 11 months into the job.

Samsung Australia has not said who will replace Rose at Samsung Australia.

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