Paul SL Peng
AUO Chairman and CEO
Mr. Paul SL Peng is Chairman and CEO of AUO and has vigorously led the company in value transformation during optoelectronic industry upgrading. Internally, he has integrated AUO group resources and leveraged its strong R&D strengths to tap into smart vertical deployment. Externally, he forged alliances with ecosystem partners to extend display industry's value chain, helping AUO to shift away from the conventional scale competition and secure market leadership.
With over 3 decades of experience in the technology industries, Chairman Peng has abundant knowledge in the display industry, and has served in a number of 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 way for AUO's market niche and substantial clientele. In 2012, he was promoted as President, leading the management team to expedite organizational transformation and foster a sound corporate structure. In 2015, he assumed the position of Chairman to bolster the company's global influence in the industry.
Mr. Paul SL Peng is the incumbent Chairman of the Taipei Computer Association and the former Chairman of the Taiwan Display Union Association. He has devoted to promoting cross-disciplinary integration and resource sharing across the industry chain and thus received the David Sarnoff Industrial Achievement Prize 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. His vision in developing sustainable business strategies to further foster sustainable industry value chains and create 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 UK and an honorary degree of Doctor of Business Administration from National Taipei University of Technology.
President & Chief Operating Officer
Dr. Frank Ko is currently AUO's President and Chief Operating Officer. He has extensive experience in the display industry from years of involvement, and is highly familiar with domains as diverse as manufacturing, R&D, marketing, sales and strategy. He was honored with the “Outstanding Contribution Award” of Gold Panel Awards 2019.
Dr. Ko joined AUO in 2000. After several years of work in research and development, LCD manufacturing and integration, and TV displays marketing functions, he headed the TV Display Business Unit in 2005. He was promoted to Associate Vice President in 2007 and Vice President of the TV Display Business Group in 2010. During the period, he had successfully developed customers from major global TV brands, significantly expanded the mainland China market, and led AUO to become the world’s primary supplier of LCD TV panels. In 2011, he served as Vice President of the Technology and Strategic Development Office, and led the development of the Company's technology roadmap and strategic direction. In 2014, he served as Chairman and CEO of E Ink Holdings Inc., focused on new technologies and application development of e-paper, strengthened ecosystem management, and successfully introduced e-paper to diverse and innovative fields of application. Dr. Ko received his PhD degree in Photonics from National Chiao Tung University.
Chief Technology Officer of Technology Group
Wei-Lung Liau is currently Chief Technology Officer (CTO), leading the Technology Group to conduct strategic plans and deployment for the Company’s technological development, coordinating R&D affairs for display product applications and solutions. Liau joined AUO’s manufacturing unit in1998. In 2005, he was appointed to head the LCD Technology Division. He was promoted Associate Vice President of Advanced Display Technology Research Center in 2010, and then served as Associate Vice President of Video Solutions Technology Unit in 2013. Liau was promoted to Vice President in the following year, and appointed to lead Video Solutions Business Group in 2015. In 2018, he was promoted to Senior Vice President and CTO.
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 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 and Solution Business
TL Tseng is Vice President of AUO’s System and Solution Business. He joined AUO in 2019, and is in charge of smart solutions for commercial, transportation and industrial applications. 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 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 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 S4M, 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 is currently AUO’s Chief Financial Officer. He joined AUO in 2008 as Director of Financial Management and was promoted to Associate Vice President in charge of financing and accounting of AUO’s subsidiaries in China in 2011. He was appointed Associate Vice President of Finance in 2012, and promoted to Chief Financial Officer in 2015. Tseng has extensive professional experiences in financial management and practices, and is thoroughly familiar with the Company’s domestic and international financial operations. Prior to AUO, he worked for Coretronic Corporation as Director of Corporate Development. He also had more than 10 years in ABN AMRO Bank and served as Vice President in Corporate Clients Department.
Tseng received his MBA degree from the University of Rochester in the U.S.
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 is currently AUO’s Chief Sustainability Officer, responsible for the strategic direction of corporate sustainable development, stakeholder relations and communication, and corporate sustainable culture building and promotion. Ku joined AUO in 2004 as HR Manager of the Lung Tan Site. She was appointed as Director of Corporate HR Strategy Division, and then Associate VP of Executive HR Division. In 2013, she was promoted as the VP of Human Resource Center. In 2018, Ku was appointed as Chief Sustainability Officer of the newly established Sustainability Development.
Ku obtained her Master’s degree in Human Resource Management from National Central University.
|Business Scope for Main Department|
|CSR Committee||Enhance the management effectiveness of corporate social responsibility (CSR) and meet expectations from stakeholders for corporate governance, environmental protection and social welfare through comprehensively promoting projects, integrating horizontal resources and actively staying connected to international trends, thus helping the Company operations to work toward sustainable development.|
|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||The provision of a full range of display product planning, sales, marketing and customer service for TV, IT, mobile device and automotive applications, in addition to all-round smart solutions for related purposes.|
|System & Solution Business||The provision of a full range of smart systems, integrated solutions and marketing services for retail, transportation, industrial and commercial spaces.|
|Energy Business||The provision of high-efficiency solar modules, all-round solar power plant service, and highly integrated service platform concerning energy management & service.|
The management, development and technical support of display business affairs in mainland China.
|Globalization Development Office||The management, development and technical support of display business affairs at overseas branches in Japan, the U.S., South Korea and Europe.|
|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.
The management of internal audit and operating procedures.