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Chiao, Yu-Lon
Chairman
Other current positions
Chairman of Concord Venture Capital Group Vice Chairman of Hangzhou Walsin Power Cable & Wire Co., Ltd. and Jiangsu Taiwan Development Co., Ltd.; Director of Walton Advanced Engineering, Inc., Ltd.; Director and Vice President Commissioner of and subsidiaries of Walsin Lihwa Corporation

Work Experience
The Company's former President and Vice Chairman

Education
Business Administration Department, University of Washington

 
Chiao, Patricia
Vice Chairman
Other current positions
Board Director of Renowned International Co., Ltd., Walsin Lihwa Holding Co., Ltd., Walsin Specialty Steel Holding Co., Ltd. and Walsin Specialty Steel Corporation; President of Chin-Xin Investment Co., Ltd.

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.

Education
MBA at College of Notre Dame

 
Chiao, Yu-Cheng
Director
Other current positions:
Chairman of Winbond Electronics Corporation, Chin-Xin Investment Co., Ltd and Nuvoton Technology Corp; Director of Walsin Technology Corporation, Jincheng Construction Co., Ltd., United Industrial Gases Co., Ltd., Songyong Investment Co., Ltd., Baystar Holdings Ltd., Marketplace Management Limited, Newfound Asian Corporation, Peaceful River Corporation, Pigeon Creek Holding Co., Ltd., Winbond Electronics Corporation America, Winbond International Corporation, Landmark Group Holdings Ltd. and Nuvoton Investment Holding Ltd. Supervisor of MiTAC Holdings Corporation; CEO of Winbond Electronics Corporation; Manager, Goldbond LLC; Independent Director & convener of the Compensation Committee at Taiwan Cement Corp.; Independent Director & member of the Compensation Committee at Synnex Technology International Corporation.

Work Experience
The Company's former chairman

Education
University of Washington Masters of Electrical Engineer and Business Administration

 
Chiao, Yu-Heng
Director
Other current positions
Chairman of Walsin Technology Corporation, Walton Advanced Engineering, Inc., HannStar Board Corp., Global Brands Manufacture, Prosperity Dielectrics Co., Ltd., Info-Tek Corp., VVG Co. Ltd., HannStar Board Corporation (Jiangyi); Director of Yu Yue Corporation, Sheng Cheng Industry and An Xin e-Commerce.

Work Experience
The Company's former vice president and vice chairman

Education
Golden Gate University, Master of Business Administration

 
Cheng, Hui-Ming
Director
Other current positions
The Company's President; Director of Winbond Electronics Corporation, Da-Sheng Venture Capital Co., Ltd., Da-Sheng Yi-I Venture Capital Co., Ltd., Da-Sheng Si Venture Capital Co., Ltd., Acme Electronics Corporation, Gogoro Inc., Gogoro Taiwan Limited and Ganso Co., Ltd.

Work Experience
Former CFO at HTC Corporation

Education
Master in Business Administration, Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. Master in Science in Chemical Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles

 
Ma, Wei-Shin
Director
Other current positions
Chairman of HannsTouch Solution Inc., Hannspree, Inc., Golden Apple Investment Company, White Stone Management Consultancy; Director of HannStar Color Co. and Winbond Electronics Corporation

Work Experience
Chairman of Yuanta Securities Investment Trust Corporation; Special Assistant to Chairman of Yuanta Securities Corporation; Chairman of HannStar Display Corp.

Education
Ph.D., College of Humanities and Social Sciences of National Tsing Hua University, Peking University, Master of Business Administration for Senior Managers, University of California (Berkeley), Department of East Asian Languages

 
Chin Xin Invest ment Co., Ltd. Rep: Chan, Tung-Yi
Director
Other current positions within the Company
President of Winbond Electronics Corporation; Chairman of Winbond Electronics (Suzhou) Limited. and Winbond Technology LTD; Director of Walton Advanced Engineering, Inc., Mobile Magic Design Corp., Pine Capital Investment Limited, Miaowanlianxin Co., Ltd., Landmark Group Holdings Ltd., Winbond Electronics Corporation Japan, Peaceful River Corp., Winbond International Corporation, Winbond Electronics Corporation America, Marketplace Management Limited, Pigeon Creek Holding Co., Ltd., Newfound Asian Corp., Baystar Holdings Lts.; CEO of Mobile Magic Design Corp.

Work Experience
BCD Semiconductor CEO.

Education
Doctor of Science in Electrical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, Master of Management Science, Stanford University

 
Chen, Juei-Lung
Independent Director
Other current positions
Chairman of Powerchip Technology Corporation and Sinocon Foundation Taiwan Inc.; Secretary General of Cross-Strait CEO Summit; Director of Chijen Technology Development Co., Ltd., Asia Cement Corporation, HannStar Board Corporation, Bank of Panhsin Co., Ltd. and Powerchip Semiconductor Manufacturing Corporation; Independent Director of China Petrochemical Development Corporation., FORMOSA CHEMICALS & FIBRE CORPORATION and Inventec Corporation.

Work Experience
Minister of MOEA; Chairman of Institute for Information Industry and Commerce Development Research Institute

Education
Department of Applied Economics, National Chung Hsing University

 
Hsueh, Ming-Ling
Independent Director
Other current positions
Independent Director of Yuanta Financial Holdings & Yuanta Commercial Bank, TTY Biopharm and Lite-On Technology Corporation.      

Work Experience
PwC Taiwan Director; Independent Director of Wasin Lihwa Corporation

Education
Soochow University, Master in Accountancy; Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, Master of Business Administration

 
Du, King-Ling

Independent Director
Other current positions
Director of Sheh Fung Screws Co., Ltd and Green River Holding Co., Ltd. Independent Director of Ta Liang Technology
Co., Ltd. and Sheh Kai Precision Co., Ltd.

Work Experience
U.S. representative of China Steel Corporation (Steel Division, U.S. Purchasing Group of Executive Yuan), Deputy General Manager of Business Department, Engineering Department, Corporate Planning Department, and Executive
Deputy General Manager; General Manager, Kaohsiung Rapid Transit Corporation; Chairman, China Ecotek Corporation.

Education
Mississippi State University, Masters in Mechanical Engineering; New York University, financial management research; Stanford University, Advance marketing research

 
Chen, Shiang-Chung
Independent Director
Other current positions
Chairman and President of Mercuries Data Systems Ltd.; Chairman of Mercuries Insurance Agent Co., Ltd., and Hipact Tech Inc.; Director of Mercuries Holdings Corporation, Mercuries Data Systems Ltd., Shang-Ling Investment Inc., Shang-Hong Investment Inc. and EASYCARD Investment Holding Company, Yangzheng Investment Co., Ltd., Nanjing Mercuries Development of Software Co., Ltd., Taiwan Masters Golf Promotion Foundation and Institute for National Policy Research Foundation; Supervisor of Digicentre Co., Ltd. and Powertec Energy Corp.; Independent Director of Teco Image Systems Inc.; Vice President of Criminal Investigation and Prevention Association of the Republic of China; Chiarman of the Security Police Third Corps Police Club of the Police Friendship Association of the Republic of China

Work Experience
President of Mercuries Data Systems Ltd.

Education
The School of Industrial Engineering at Purdue University

 

 

At the annual meeting of shareholders in 2011, Walsin Lihwa revised Article 14 of its Articles of Association in accordance with Article 14-2 of the Securities and Exchange Act to establish three independent directors of the board, and stipulated its independent directors election procedure based on Article 192-1 of the Company Act.

According to Article 177-1 of the Company Act, electronic voting is applicable to Walsin Lihwa. In order to facilitate such voting, the annual meeting of shareholders in 2011 had revised Article 14 of the company’s Articles of Association for the election of directors, independent directors, and supervisors of the board in accordance with Article 192-1 of the Company Act, and directors, independent directors, and supervisors of the board are elected by shareholders from the candidates accordingly.

Reelection of directors, independent directors, and supervisors of the board in 2014

In June 2014, the term of office of Walsin Lihwa directors and supervisors of the board expired. On June 11, 2014, the annual meeting of shareholders elected 11 directors including 3 independent directors and 3 supervisors of the board in accordance with Article 14 of the company’s Articles of Association. The term of office of the new directors and supervisors is three years from June 11, 2014 – they assumed office upon being elected – to June 10, 2017.

The election of directors, independent directors, and supervisors of the board in accordance with Article 192-1 of the Company Act, and directors, independent directors, and supervisors of the board are elected by shareholders from the candidates accordingly.

After a board meeting reviewed director and supervisor candidates’ professional competence, independence, and concurrent serving restrictions on March 5, 2014, another board meeting on April 28, 2014 decided to announce the candidates and their relevant information.

Nomination and election

In accordance with Article 192-1 of the Company Act, Walsin Lihwa provided in its shareholders’ annual meeting notice on March 20, 2014 that any shareholder with 1% or more of the total number of outstanding shares issued by the company may submit to the company in writing a candidate of director, independent director, and supervisor candidates.

Announcement of acceptance of nomination of directors, independent directors, and supervisors of the board on March 21, 2014

Announcement
Quota of nominees There are 11 directors (including 3 independent directors) and 3 supervisors of the board to be elected.
Should the candidates nominated by shareholders exceed the number of directors (including independent directors) and supervisors of the board to be elected and should the candidates not meet legal qualifications, the nominees will not be included into the roster of candidates.
Period of nomination April 2, 2014 through April 11, 2014
Nomination processing venue Stock Affairs Office, Walsin Lihwa
8F, 398, Xingshan Road, Neihu District, Taipei City
Tel: 02-2790-5885
Information to be submitted Shareholders should provide their nominees’ names, education backgrounds, work experiences, and consents to act as director or supervisor if they are elected, as well as relevant statements or proofs that their nominees are not under any circumstance as provided in Article 30 of the Company Act. If a nominee is a juristic person shareholder or its representative, additional information and documents reflecting the basic registration information of the said juristic person shareholder and the document certifying the number of shares of the company in its possession should be provided or the nominee will not be included into the candidates.
Others
1. From April 2, 2014 through April 11, 2014, the company will accept shareholders’ nominations of directors, independent directors, and supervisors of the board from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. Any shareholder who intends to nominate candidates is advised to do so and provide contact information by April 11, 2014 for review and screening by the board of directors. The date of receipt will be the basis to decide whether any nomination by mail is made before the deadline, and “nomination of directors, independent directors, and supervisors of the board” should be marked on the envelope of any nomination by mail.
2. The company will -- in 40 days before the annual meeting of shareholders -- announce relevant information on the candidates and inform the nominating shareholders of candidate review and screening results.


Nomination information and information on candidates

From April 2, 2014 through April 11, 2014, any shareholder with 1% or more of the total number of outstanding shares issued by the company may submit to the company in writing a candidate of director, independent director, and supervisor candidates, and the aforementioned procedure also applies to any nomination provided by the board of directors.

As of April 11, 2014, there had been no nomination provided by any shareholder except 11 director candidates (including 3 independent director candidates) and 3 supervisor candidates nominated by the board of directors.

The company’s board meeting on April 28, 2014 decided to announce the candidates nominated by the company, as a previous board meeting on March 5, 2014 reviewed their professional competence, independence, and concurrent serving restrictions and decided that the independent director candidates meet the Regulations Governing Appointment of Independent Directors and Compliance in terms of their professional competence, independency, and concurrent serving restrictions.

The Attendance Records of the Board Members:
Term of office of Board of Directors: 2017.05.26 - 2020.05.25

As of 30 Nov 2019
Position Name Attended in person Attended by representative Attendance percentage (%)
Chairman Chiao, Yu-Lon 17 0 100
Vice Chairman  Chiao, Patricia 13 4 76
Director Chiao, Yu-Cheng 17 0 100
Director Chiao, Yu-Heng 10 2 59
Director Zheng, Hui-Ming 17 0 100
Director Ma, Wei-Shin 12 5 71
Director Chan, Tung-Yi 16 1 94
Independent Director Chen, Juei-Lung 15 2 88
Independent Director Hsueh, Ming-Ling 17 0 100
Independent Director Du, King-Ling 17 0 100
Independent Director Chen, Shiang-Chung 14 2 82


Further education on corporate governance Directors and Supervisors have received in the most recent year
Communication between CPAs and Walsin Lihwa’s Independent Director and Internal Audit Director in 2019
Communication between CPAs and Walsin Lihwa’s Independent Director and Internal Audit Director in 2018
Communication between CPAs and Walsin Lihwa’s Independent Director and Internal Audit Director in 2017