Samsung Electronics CEO says firm should make no product quality compromise

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd <005930.KS> should make no compromises on the quality of its products, Chief Executive Kwon Oh-hyun said on Monday, asking employees to improve manufacturing processes and safety inspections.

The executive, in a New Year's speech to Samsung employees disclosed by the firm, also warned of growing political and economic uncertainties from risks such as trade protectionism and foreign exchange rates.

(Reporting by Se Young Lee; Editing by Kim Coghill)