Paul SL Peng
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Paul SL Peng is currently Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of AUO. Peng is a seasoned display industry professional in a variety of specialization fields. In 1990, Peng worked at BenQ and later headed the Material and Production Department at BenQ's plant in Malaysia. In 1998, he became AUO's Vice President of Supply Chain Management. In 2001, Peng helped establish AUO's Suzhou module plant, the Company's first overseas manufacturing facility as General Manager of the Suzhou site. Having returned to Taiwan in 2005, Peng assumed AUO's sales and marketing function, where he was appointed General Manager of IT Display Business Group. In 2008, he was promoted to Executive Vice President of Global Business Unit, leading TV Business Group, IT Display Business Group, and Consumer Product Business Group. During his tenure, Peng successfully forged alliance with major customers to jointly invest in module plants, deployed globally, and increased overseas shipment outlets. In 2012, he was promoted to President and steered the management team to successfully achieve technology upgrade and product differentiation. Peng was appointed as Chairman of AUO in May 2015.
Peng holds an MBA Degree from Heriot-Watt University, U.K.
President & Chief Operating Officer
Michael Tsai is currently AUO's President and Chief Operating Officer. Tsai has profound experience in the display industry and is well acquainted with various aspects of operations including sales, marketing, supply chain and manufacturing functionality. He joined AUO in 1997 and was charge of material management and procurement. He was promoted to Director of material management and logistics in AUO’s Suzhou module plant in 2002, where he successfully built up local supply chain and supervised the suppliers. In 2005, Tsai returned to Taiwan to take the post of Associate Vice President of procurement division, and was appointed Senior Associate Vice President of IT Display Manufacturing in 2007. He turned to head sales and marketing and was promoted to Vice President and General Manager of Information Technology Business Group in 2008. Since 2011, he had served as Vice President and General Manager of Video Solutions Business Group before being promoted as Senior Vice President in 2013. In 2015, he was promoted to President and Chief Operating Officer.
Tsai graduated from National Cheng Kung University with a degree in Business Management and obtained his EMBA degree at National Chiao Tung University in 2010.
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.
Vice President of Business Group
TY Lin is currently Vice President of AUO’s Business Group. 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 and led AUO’s Mobile Solutions Business Group.
Lin obtained his Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Chung Yuan Christian University in Taiwan.
Vice President of Manufacturing Group
Mr. Ting-Li Lin is currently 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. He was promoted to Vice President of Video Solutions Manufacturing in 2018. 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.
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. in 1995.
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|
|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||The management of internal audit and operating procedures.|
|Technology Group||The R&D of advanced display technologies and design and development of new products.|
|Business Group||Display sales, marketing and customer service for LCD TVs, desktop monitors, public information displays, car displays, mobile and general devices, in addition to all-round smart solutions for retail, transportation, medical, industrial and commercial purposes.|
|Manufacturing Group||The planning and management of display manufacturing process, raw materials and finished products.|
|Energy Business||The provision of high-efficiency solar modules, all-round solar power plant service, and highly integrated service platform concerning energy management & service.|
|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, Information Technology, Corporate Strategic Planning ,etc.