By Matthew Henry

SYDNEY: Samsung marketing manager – AV, Michael Apte, will part ways with the company next week to take up a new marketing role with Optus.

Apte, who has been with Samsung Electronics Australia for three years, will officially cease employment with the company on 1 August.

“I have enjoyed my time at Samsung, especially given the period of unprecedented success and growth we have enjoyed. I’m looking forward to working with Samsung as a business partner”, said Apte in a statement today.

Samsung said it is already recruiting for the position.