Wang Chien-erh, the chairman of GIS-KY, emerges as parent company Foxconn Technology Group’s top choice
By: Judy Lin, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The chances of Foxconn Technology Group (also known as
Hon Hai) founder and Chairman Terry Gou (郭台銘) appointing a Taiwanese nominee to become the chairman of its Japan-based display business Sharp, are high, according to a report by the Chinese-language media outlet Now News.
The favored candidate, Wang Chien-erh (王建二), is the chairman of Hon Hai Precision touch display and panel business GIS-KY (業成).
Gou values the 45-year-old Wang’s contributions at GIS-KY by helping parent company Foxconn clinch several large Apple orders through a unique megasite business model.
He also vertically integrated the display manufacturing process by encompassing touch sensors, touch sensor lamination, and liquid crystal monitor modules. [FULL STORY]