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WorldSkills International and Samsung mark ten years of global partnership

The President and CEO of WorldSkills celebrated ten years of global partnership with Samsung, at a meeting with Samsung Electronics executives including Vice Chairman and CEO, Mr Boo-Keun Yoon.

During the meetings at the end of January WorldSkills and Samsung reflected on the past 10 years of partnership, as well as the outlook for the next decade. Mr. Yoon noted the joint achievements and expressed Samsung’s willingness to maintain this long-term fruitful partnership.

WorldSkills also presented the first WorldSkills Fellowship to the former Secretary General of Samsung Skills, Dr. Ji Oh Song, who has been a strong and consistent advocate for WorldSkills. This prestigious award recognized Dr. Song’s outstanding contribution to WorldSkills, as well as his commitment to inspiring and advancing the prospects of young people around the world. Dr. Song steered and led Samsung’s support for WorldSkills throughout the last decade. 

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