Samsung is a multinational conglomerate company and provider of communication technology and services. Since its founding in 1969, Samsung Electronics has grown into a global information technology leader, managing more than 200 subsidiaries around the world. The company’s offerings include home appliances such as TVs, monitors or printers, as well as key mobile telecommunications products like smartphones and tablets. Samsung aims to improve the global community through its constant pursuit of ground-breaking innovations and value creation. Today, Samsung Electronics is the world’s highest-selling mobile terminal company, number one in global and European smartphone sales, and only second in the World R&D investment ranking according to the EU’s 2015 scoreboard. Samsung Electronics Europe has a turnover of EURO 34 billion, has major R&D centres in 5 European countries and employs nearly 5000 R&D staff across Europe.