Evergreen group ‘regrets’ Chang Kuo-wei’s announcement of taking helm

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2016/02/18
By: Wei Shu and S.C. Chang

Taipei, Feb. 18 (CNA) EVA Airways Chairman Chang Kuo-wei’s (張國煒)

Chang Kuo-wei (CNA file photo)

Chang Kuo-wei (CNA file photo)

announcement that he has been promoted to the Evergreen Group’s top post drew a response of “regret” from the group left behind by his father Chang Yung-fa (張榮發), who passed away Jan. 20.

In a statement, the business group said while the group’s founder and chairman in his will signed in December, 2014 stated that he did want his youngest son to take over as group chairman, the succession process was still being discussed among other heirs.

These heirs include the four adult children of Chang Yung-fa’s first wife Lin Chin-chih. Chang Kuo-wei is the only child of the group founder’s second wife, Lee Yu-mei.     [FULL  STORY]

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