Jason Chen named Acer CEO
Dubai, December 26, 2013
Acer has appointed Jason Chen as its new corporate president and CEO with effect from January 1.
Chen is currently the senior vice president of worldwide sales and marketing at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), said Acer in a statement.
Commenting on the appointment, Acer chairman Stan Shih said: “Jason is an excellent manager with extensive management experience and proven execution capability. Acer’s search committee met with him on several occasions for in-depth dialogue and exchange of views.
"We consider him to be the ideal executive to lead our transformation with his wealth of new thinking, international perspective, and willingness to face this challenge. Moreover, he shares the consensus on our strategy and development for Acer’s future.”
With Chen in the new role, Shih shall continue to serve as chairman of Acer and chairman of the Transformation Committee, said the statement.
In addition, Chen will become a member of the committee and work together to review the change initiatives, and enhance communication and processes between the board and the management team, it added.- TradeArabia News Service