MediaTek vice chairman to retire (update)

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/04/15
By: Jeffrey Wu

Taipei, April 15 (CNA) Taiwan’s MediaTek Inc. (聯發科), a major supplier of handset chips to 201504150022t0001Chinese manufacturers, said Wednesday that Vice Chairman Cho Jyh-jer (卓志哲) will retire June 12.

MediaTek did not reveal a successor to Cho in its statement. A representative of MediaTek told CNA that the company has no plans currently to name a successor to Cho, and said the issue will be discussed by a new board of directors to be elected at an annual general shareholders’ meeting June 12.

Cho, who was promoted to his current position in 2005 to focus on new products and strategic planning, said in the statement that MediaTek has “a wealth of talent” and “a healthy organization,” which will lead the company to gain further strong growth momentum.     [FULL  STORY]

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