to president-CEO of Samsung Americas, Ridgefield Park, N.J., while retaining his post as president-CEO of Samsung-owned AST Research, Irvine, Calif. He will take over responsibilities of Samsung Americas Chairman-CEO K.H. Kim, who is returning to Samsung's South Korean headquarters.
Canada's Labatt Brewing Co. Jan. 14 tapped Paul Cooke as president of Labatt USA, its U.S. sales arm, replacing Thane Pressman. Mr. Cooke, who was exec VP-marketing for Labatt Brewing, is expected to drive more aggressive growth efforts.
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