Management

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer - Paul SL Peng
董事長暨執行長 - 彭双浪

Paul SL Peng

Chairman and CEO

Paul SL Peng is Chairman and CEO of AUO and has spearheaded the value transformation of the company through the rapid evolution of the optoelectronic industry. Internally, he has integrated resources from the AUO group and leveraged its industry-leading R&D strengths to tap into smart vertical deployment. Externally, he has forged alliances with ecosystem partners to extend the display industry's value chain, shifting AUO from conventional scale competition and securing market leadership.

 

With over three decades of experience in the technology industry, Peng's expertise and knowledge have made him an authoritative figure in the display industry. He has served in several executive positions at AUO. As the former General Manager of the Suzhou site, he spearheaded the establishment of AUO's first overseas production site; subsequently, he expanded several display product businesses groups into the new markets around the world, paving the way for AUO's market niche and substantial clientele. In 2012, he was promoted to President, leading the management team to expedite the organizational transformation of the AUO group and foster a sound corporate structure. In 2015, he assumed the position of Chairman to bolster the company's global influence in the industry.

 

Paul SL Peng is the incumbent Chairman of the Taipei Computer Association and the former Chairman of the Taiwan Display Union Association. His steadfast devotion to promoting cross-disciplinary integration and resource sharing across the industry chain has resulted in the David Sarnoff Industrial Achievement Award from SID (Society for Information Display). Currently, he also serves as a member of the Board of Science and Technology, Executive Yuan (BOST), responsible for promoting national digital technology applications and innovation development policies. In addition, his vision in developing business strategies through sustainable industry value chains and creating the common good has been acknowledged with Asia Responsible Enterprise Awards (AREA) for the Responsible Business Leadership category and the Global Corporate Sustainability Awards (GCSA) Outstanding Professional from Taiwan Institute for Sustainable Energy.

 

Peng holds an MBA from Heriot-Watt University in the U.K. and an honorary degree of Doctor of Business Administration from National Taipei University of Technology.

 

President & Chief Operating Officer - Frank Ko
總經理暨營運長 - Dr. Frank Ko

Dr. Frank Ko

President & Chief Operating Officer

Dr. Frank Ko is currently AUO's President and Chief Operating Officer. He is responsible for corporate strategy and its operation, implementation, and development. He is committed to promoting display technology innovation, advancing towards high value-added products, and has led the team to explore the infinite possibilities of display technology applications. In addition, Dr. Ko also expanded solutions into the vertical fields, deployed industry-specific business plans, and strategically promoted cross-industry alliances, advancing AUO's innovative business through ecosystems.

 

Dr. Ko has an enthusiastic outlook for the display industry and has more than 20 years of experience working in this field. Since joining AUO in the early days of its establishment, he has assumed positions across various areas, such as new technology research and development, manufacturing process and integration, and product marketing and sales. From 2005 to 2010, he headed the T.V. Display Business Group. During this period, He diligently cultivated global T.V. brand customers during this period and greatly expanded the Chinese mainland market, establishing AUO's leading position in the worldwide LCD display market. After that, he also served as Vice President of Technology and Strategic Development Office, leading the company's advanced technology and strategic direction. In 2014, he served as Chairman and CEO of E Ink Holdings Inc., creating innovative applications of e-paper in multiple fields, along with many ecosystem partners.

 

Dr. Ko is also the incumbent Chairman of the Taiwan Display Union Association (TDUA) and the incumbent Chairman of Smart Display Industrial Alliance (SDIA). He actively promotes cross-industry and cross-field cooperation in display technology and enhancing Taiwan's global competitiveness. With his astute forward-thinking and keen insight into products and technology, he was awarded the "Outstanding Contribution Award" of Gold Panel Awards 2019.

 

Dr. Ko holds an eMBA degree from National Taiwan University and a Ph.D. degree in Photonics from National Chiao Tung University.

 

Chief Technology Officer of Technology Group - Wei-Lung Liau
視訊產品事業群總經理 - 廖唯倫

Dr. Wei-Lung Liau

Chief Technology Officer

Wei-Lung Liau is the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of AUO, spearheading the Technology Group to develop AUO’s strategic roadmap of technology. Under his leadership of cutting-edge display research and development blueprint, the company continues to pioneer in technology research and development among global display industry, advancing smart applications in various vertical markets. In addition, he actively bridges the cooperation between industry and academia, and strives to cultivate the next generation technical talents.

 

With over two decades of experience in the display industry, Dr. Liau joined AUO in 1998 and has served in several key positions in manufacturing, product research and development, Advanced Display Technology Research Center and Video Solutions Business Group. He assists the company to target and focus on technology advantages and explores the future markets of applications, while creating brand new consumer experience and laying a solid foundation for the company’s long-term technology development. In 2018, he was promoted to Senior Vice President and CTO, continuing to work with ecosystem partners to realize more innovative applications during the process of AUO’s value transformation.

 

Liau holds a Doctoral degree in Applied Chemistry from National Chiao Tung University in Taiwan.

 

Senior Vice President of Manufacturing Group - Ting-Li Lin
Senior Vice President of Manufacturing Group - Ting-Li Lin

Ting-Li Lin

Senior Vice President of Manufacturing Group

Mr. Ting-Li Lin is currently Senior Vice President of Manufacturing Group, responsible for global manufacturing affairs. Lin joined AUO’s manufacturing unit in 1998. He was appointed Director of Quality Management in 2008. Then he served as Director of G8.5 fabrication in 2011 and was appointed Associate Vice President of Video Solutions Manufacturing in 2016. In 2018, he was appointed Vice President of Video Solutions Manufacturing, and then Vice President of Manufacturing Group. Lin has well-rounded operation and management experiences in different generations of fabrications, ranging from G3.5, G5, G6, G7.5 to G8.5.

 

Lin obtained his Master’s degree in Applied Chemistry from National Chiao Tung University in Taiwan.

 

Senior Vice President of Display Strategy Business Group - James Chen

James Chen

Senior Vice President of Display Strategy Business Group

James C.P. Chen is currently Senior Vice President of AUO’s Display Strategy Business Group. He joined AUO in 1999 and had served in a variety of functions including R&D, product marketing, and manufacturing. In 2005, Chen was promoted to Associate Vice President of Desktop Display Business Unit, and was appointed Associate Vice President of Information Technology Display Business Group in 2008. In 2009, he was assigned as Senior Associate Vice President of Solar Business Unit and was promoted to Vice President in 2010. He served as Vice President of Mobile Solutions Business Unit in 2016, and then Vice President of Video Solutions Business Unit in 2018. In 2020, he was appointed Vice President of Consumer Application Strategy Business.

 

Chen received his Master’s degree in Control Engineering from National Chiao Tung University in Taiwan.

 

Vice President of System Design Manufacturing Service Business - TL Tseng

TL Tseng

Vice President of System Design Manufacturing Service Business

TL Tseng is Vice President of AUO’s System Design Manufacturing Service Business, in charge of applications and manufacturing service of display systems.

He joined AUO in 2019. Prior to his current position, he was General Manager of Philips ODM in Taiwan, COO and General Manager of the LCD TV and monitor business at TPV Technology, and General Manager of smart solutions business at Qisda. He is familiar with the development of vertical domain applications and has profound management experience.

Tseng obtained his Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from the University of Florida.

Vice President of Energy Business - TY Lin

TY Lin

Vice President of Energy Business

TY Lin is currently Vice President of AUO’s Energy Business. Lin joined AUO in 1998 and had since then worked in various functions including manufacturing and quality management. In 2008, Lin was appointed Deputy Managing Director of AU Optronics (Suzhou) Corp., in charge of the company’s operation and development. In 2009, he was transferred to BenQ Materials Corp., responsible for the polarizer business. From 2010 to 2015, Lin assumed as President of BenQ Materials Corp. In 2015, he returned to AUO to take the position of Senior Associate Vice President of Video Solutions Product Business Unit, and then of Solar Business. In 2018, Lin was promoted to Vice President of Mobile Solutions Business Group, and then Vice President of Business Group. In 2020, he was appointed Vice President of Energy Business.

 

Lin obtained his Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Chung Yuan Christian University in Taiwan.

Vice President of Strategic Investment & New Business Operations - Andy Yang

Andy Yang

Vice President of Strategic Investment & New Business Operations

Andy Yang is currently Vice President of Strategic Investment & New Business Operations of AUO, responsible for the Company’s new business operations as well as strategic investments for corporate development and transformation. Yang joined AUO in 2002 and was promoted to Finance Director of AUO subsidiaries in China and Associate Vice President of Finance Center of AUO in Taiwan. Yang had been AUO’s Chief Financial Officer since 2009, and was appointed Chief Strategy Officer in 2015. Since 2018, he has been the Vice President of Strategic Investment & New Business Operations. At present, he is in charge of AUO’s new business operations, simultaneously holding chairmanship of new business subsidiaries such as Mega Insight, Edgetech and AUO Care. Before joining AUO, Yang had worked as Assistant Vice President of Corporate Banking of ABN AMRO Bank Taipei Branch. He possesses rich knowledge in global and cross-strait financial operations as well as strategic and investment planning.

 

Yang received his BBA degree from Department of Finance of National Taiwan University and MBA degree from George Washington University in the U.S.

 

Chief Financial Officer / Spokesperson - Benjamin Tseng
財務長 / 公司發言人 - 曾煜智

Benjamin Tseng

Chief Financial Officer & Spokesperson

Benjamin Tseng is currently AUO's Chief Financial Officer and Spokesperson. He is in charge of the company's global financial strategic planning and risk management, major financial projects, corporate governance, and investor relations. With his precise analysis and pioneering insights into the commercial market, he has participated in the deployment of multiple strategic investments, assisting the company in maintaining good financial health and ensuring stable business development during value transformation.

 

Tseng joined AUO in 2008 and has held several experienced financial management-related positions across Taiwan and Mainland China. He has extensive experience in professional and practical operation and was promoted to Chief Financial Officer in 2015. Meanwhile, he is also committed to implementing corporate governance, protecting the rights and interests of shareholders, and strengthening the functions of the board of directors.

 

Prior to joining AUO, he worked for Coretronic Corporation and ABN AMRO Bank, with experience across diverse industries and more than 20 years of experience in financial management. Tseng holds an MBA degree from the University of Rochester in the U.S.

 

Chief Digital Officer - CS Hsieh
數位長 - 謝忠賢

CS Hsieh

Chief Digital Officer

CS Hsieh is currently Chief Digital Officer of AUO, responsible for the strategic direction of digital technology development. He joined AUO in 1999 and has been involved in the optoelectronics industry for over twenty years in various functions including manufacturing, quality management, and supply chain management. In 2013, Hsieh was promoted to Vice President of Mobile Solution Manufacturing. Since 2016, he was the Vice President of Supply Chain Management, and was appointed Chief Information Officer in 2018. In 2020, he was appointed as Chief Digital Officer of the newly established Digital Technology Development.

 

Hsieh received his Master's degree in Electrical Engineering from National Tsing Hua University in Taiwan.

 

Chief Sustainability Officer - Amy Ku
Chief Sustainability Officer

Amy Ku

Chief Sustainability Officer

Amy Ku is currently AUO's Chief Sustainability Officer, responsible for the strategic direction of sustainable corporate policy and stakeholder relations and communication.

 

She is committed to establishing a sustainable corporate culture, and aligning the company's core values with the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)., This commitment also extends to while integrating environmental, social, and corporate governance issues into operational decision-making and management processes, thus optimizing corporate influence through its environmental sustainability, inclusive growth, and agile innovation.

 

She also leads the team to actively respond to international climate initiatives, strengthen the company's climate change response policies, and invest in low-carbon innovation with value chains, driving the cross-industry partners towards a sustainable zero-carbon vision.

 

Ku joined AUO in 2004 and was responsible for the company's human resources-related affairs, including enhancing cooperation and engagement among employees in global sites and reinforcing the link between sustainability strategies and corporate culture. She was appointed as V.P. of the Human Resource Center in 2013. In 2018, Ku was appointed as Chief Sustainability Officer of the newly established Sustainability Development, leading the team to initiate a new stage of sustainable corporate transformation, and continue to promote and deepen the sustainable development of AUO.

 

Ku won the "Asia's Top Sustainability Superwomen 2020" award for her dedication and outstanding contribution to the sustainable development of AUO. Under her leadership, the company's sustainable performance is acknowledged through various domestic and global recognition and awards.

 

Ku holds a Master's degree in Human Resource Management from National Central University.

 

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Business Scope for Main Department
Department Business
ESG & Climate Committee Establish a strategic corporate sustainable development plan that is in line with international trends. With net-zero carbon emissions as our core goal, we will develop proactive mitigation and adaptation actions to meet stakeholders' expectations for corporate governance, environmental protection and social care.
Technology Group The R&D of advanced display technologies and design and development of new products.
Manufacturing Group The planning and management of display manufacturing process, raw materials and finished products.
Display Strategy Business Group Operate TV, information, automotive business units and overseas companies in the United States and Europe, managing product planning, marketing, business promotion and customer service of a full range of smart solutions.
System Design Manufacturing Service Business The provision of a full range of smart system products, integrated solutions and marketing services for retail, transportation and industrial applications.
Energy Business The provision of high-efficiency solar modules, all-round solar power plant service, and highly integrated service platform concerning energy management & service.
China Business The management, development and technical support of display business affairs in mainland China.
Globalization Development Office The management of the regional market development, customer development and technical services for the display business of overseas companies in Japan and South Korea.
Supply Chain Management The management of procurement, export and import affairs.
ESH & Risk Management Division The research and planning of ESH and manufacturing risk management.
Operational Support Units Finance, Legal, Sustainability Development, Human Resource, Digital Technology, Operational Resources Management, Business Development Strategy, & New Business Investment, etc.
Chief of Antitrust Compliance To ensure compliance with domestic and international antitrust laws by the Company; assess, mitigate and provide strategic advices on a variety of antitrust related risks; establish a robust and sustainable Antitrust Compliance System to enhance antitrust compliance and further the Company’s sustainable business development at the same time.
Auditing management The management of internal audit and operating procedures.