Chairman and CEOFrank KoChairman and CEOFrank Ko
Dr. Frank Ko is currently Chairman and CEO of AUO Display Plus Corp. He also serves as CEO and President of AUO. He has guided the Company’s business operations with the focus of innovation excellences; during his tenure as President and Chief Operating Officer since 2019, his leadership navigated the team and the Company to overcome obstacles by consolidating internal and external resources, delivering outstanding results under complexity and variability of the macro-environment. In March 2023, Frank was promoted to CEO and President, responsible for overseeing the Company’s overall operation plan and long-term development blueprint, expediting the biaxial transformation, deepening the Company’s industry competitiveness and core capabilities, and continuously deploying the planned layouts of market innovation and future possibilities unwaveringly.
Dr. Ko has an enthusiastic outlook for the display industry and has more than 20 years of experience working in this field. Since joining AUO in the early days of its establishment, he has assumed positions across various areas, such as new technology research and development, manufacturing process and integration, and product marketing and sales; he is a well-rounded management professional. From 2005 to 2010, he headed the T.V. Display Business Group. He diligently cultivated global T.V. brand customers during this period and greatly expanded the Chinese mainland market, establishing AUO's leading position in the worldwide LCD market. After that, he also served as Vice President of the Technology and Strategic Development Office, leading the company's advanced technology and strategic direction. In 2014, he served as Chairman and CEO of E Ink Holdings Inc., creating innovative applications of e-paper in multiple fields, along with ecosystem partners. In 2019, he served as President and Chief Operating Officer of AUO.
Chief Operating OfficerSH Liao
SH Liao currently serves as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of AUO Display Plus and the General Manager of AUO’s Healthcare Business Group.
He assumed the role of General Manager at AUO Display Plus when it was established in 2021. In April 2023, he was assigned as General Manager of the Healthcare Business Group at AUO and COO of AUO Display Plus.
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, he was appointed Vice President of Commercial & Industry Application Strategy Business.
Mr. Liao obtained his Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering from National Taiwan University.Chief Operating OfficerSH Liao
Chief Sales OfficerJun LiuChief Sales OfficerJun Liu
Jun Liu currently serves as the Chief Sales Officer (CSO) of AUO Display Plus and is responsible for sales strategy and customer development, as well as the strategic development of integrating display and industrial computer products.
He founded ADLINK in 1995 and served as its CEO, and has been the ADLINK's Chairman since 2000. He has more than 25 years of successful experience in the fields of measurement, automation, computer communication technology, embedded computing, and artificial intelligence edge computing.
Mr. Liu obtained his Master's degree in Computer Science from National Tsinghua University.
Chief Financial OfficerSimon Nip
Simon Nip currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of AUO Display Plus.
He joined AUO Display Plus as the General Manager of its US subsidiary when it was established in 2021. In April 2023, he assumed the role of CFO and is responsible for global financial strategy planning and decision-making for AUO Display Plus.
He started his career in 1997 at KGI (Asia) Wealth Management in Hong Kong. In 2003, he became an investor and board member at Maunakai Capital Partner. In 2006, he served as the Managing Director at China Trust (Hong Kong branch), overseeing business development and management. In 2010, he joined E Ink as the CFO before joining AUO Group in 2020.
Mr. Nip holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from the University of Chicago.Chief Financial OfficerSimon Nip