Mr. Yu-Lon Chiao, Chairman of Walsin Lihwa, joined Walsin Lihwa in 1983 as President. He became Chairman in 1996 and Chief Executive Officer in 2005.
Since becoming Chairman, Mr. Chiao has steered the company to achieve various strategic objectives, including the expansion into stainless steel industry, continued expansion of electric cable and power business, reorganization and reengineering for Industry 4.0 transformation and the pursuit of consistent growth by leveraging fast growing markets and geographies.
Key Education: BA in Business Administration, University of Washington
Work Experience: Vice Chairman, President, Walsin Lihwa
Ms. Patricia Chiao joined Walsin Lihwa in 1981. She had been the Deputy Manager of the Finance Division, Special Assistant to President. and Senior General Manager of the Purchasing Management Center and Financial Investment Management Center before she was promoted to Vice President in 2003. Ms. Chiao became President of the Copper Business Group in 2005, President of the Wire and Cable Business Group in 2010, and Vice Chairman of the Board in 2016.
With her years of experience in operation management and in-depth insight into industry trends, Ms. Chiao assists Chairman of the Board in sustainable development management. Over the past few years, she has been dedicating herself to corporate culture succession, friendly workplace promotion, and shared value development.
Work Experience: The Company’s former assistant vice president of Investment Dept., assistant vice president of Financial Dept., head of Financial Investment Dept., assistant vice president of Commodity Center and Financial Investment Management Center, President of Insulated Wire & Cable BU.
Key Education: MBA at College of Notre Dame
Joining Walsin Lihwa in 2007, Mr. Fred Pan has been the Director of the Accounting Division, Chief of Staff, as well as Vice President and Senior General Manager of the Commerce and Real Estate Business Unit. He became President in 2019 to assist Chairman in business strategy planning and implementation, and is responsible for collaboration platform development throughout the company, profitability at the Commerce and Real Estate Business Unit, long-term competitiveness enhancement, and company strategy implementation.
Mr. Pan is an MBA from Tulane University.
Work Experience: Former Deputy Chief of Accounting Div. of Namchow, Head of Accounting Div. of Royal Foods, Finance Chief of Marketing of Philips Taiwan Semiconductor, Finance Chief of Sales of Philips Asia Pacific Semiconductor; the Company’s Accounting Division head, Chief of Staff and Vice President.
Key Education: MBA of US Tulane University
Responsible for supervising daily operation to help drive earning growth, assistance in ad hoc improvement projects, financing, financial planning, investment management, and risk management
Work Experience: Audit Team Leader of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, Financial Assistant Vice President of Promisedland, Partner of GACPA, Partner of Tianyao United Accountants, the Company’s Manager of Performance Analysis Dept. of Financial Service Center, Head of Financial Service Center, Deputy Chief of Financial Service Center, Head of Accounting Div., Head of Management Div., China. Executive vice president of Specialty Steel BG; Head of Yantai BU and Specialty Steel BU; Vice President and President of Commodity Business Group.
Key Education: Master of Accounting Graduate School, National Taiwan University
Responsible for profitability and long-term competitiveness of the Stainless Steel Business Group as well as company strategy implementation.
Work Experience: Chief Marketing Officer and also Manager of Purchasing Management Center, Walsin Lihwa; Vice President of Derivatives Trading, KGI Securities; Vice President of Securities Trading, CTBC Bank; Assistant Manager of Financial Transaction, Yuanta Securities; and Special Assistant to CEO, Chinatimes.com.Group
Key Education: Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA
Responsible for the insulated wire & cable business performance, long-term competitiveness enhancement, and implementation of corporate strategies.
Work Experience: Vice President of Power Cables and Wires, Director of Power Cables and Wires, Director of Hsinchuang Business Unit, Manager of Electrical Production and Communication Business, Manager of Communication Technology and Quality Assurance Technology, Assistant Manager of Optical Communication and Communication Technology
Key Education: Master of Electrical Engineering, Yuan Ze University
Responsible for profitability of the Resources Business Group to strengthen mid- and long-term competitiveness.
Experience: Project Director of President’s Office, Head of Finance Division, and Vice President of Financial Management Center, Walsin Lihwa; Vice President of Accounting Department of Fubon Bank (China) Co., Ltd.; Head of Asset and Liability Management Department/Performance Management Department/Corporate Finance Department of Standard Chartered Bank, and Executive Vice President/Accounting Officer of Finance Division of Standard Chartered Bank
Education: MBA in Finance, New York University; MBA in Accounting, National Taiwan University; and Bachelor of Accounting, National Taiwan University
Responsible for board meetings, and corporate governance.
Work Experience: Vice President of Taiwan Cooperative Securities, Assistant Vice President of KGI Bank, and Assistant Vice President of China Development Financial Holdings
Key Education: Master of Accounting, Soochow University
Responsible for strategic planning for accounting, asset management, credit monitoring, and business analysis matters.
Work Experience: Director, Auditing Office and President’s Office, Controller, Stainless Steel Business Group; Assistant Manager, Cost Section, Yenshui plant, Walsin Lihwa; Financial Manager of Shanglin Enterprise; Deputy Manager of Kunjin (shares) Company, Deputy Manager of Southern Taiwan Accounting Firm; Assistant Officer, Deloitte & Touche.
Key Education: Department of Accounting, Zhongyuan University