ChairmanFrank KoChairmanFrank Ko
Dr. Frank Ko is Chairman of AUO Display Plus Corp. He also serves as President and Chief Operating Officer of AU Optronics Corp (AUO). Dr. Ko 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.
He 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. He successfully introduced e-paper to diverse and innovative fields of application and strengthened ecosystem management. In 2019, he returned to AUO as President and Chief Operating Officer to lead the company’s value transformation and develop field economy. Dr. Ko received his PhD degree in Photonics from National Chiao Tung University.
ShihHong Liao is currently President of AUO Display Plus Corp. He joined AUO in 1998, and was promoted to Director of L8A fab in 2008. In 2010, he served as Associate Vice President of Manufacturing Center for Video Solutions, and had served senior managerial position for R&D function. In 2012, he was assigned as General Manager to head AUO Crystal in charge of its operation and development, and was promoted to Chairman in 2018. In the same year, he returned to AUO to assume as Vice President of Energy Business. In 2020, Liao was appointed Vice President of Commercial & Industry Application Strategy Business. Liao obtained his Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering from National Taiwan University.PresidentShihHong Liao