[News] TSMC Chairman Mark Liu to Retire; C.C.Wei Recommended to Succeed

2023-12-19 Semiconductors editor

TSMC today announced that its Chairman Dr. Mark Liu has decided not to seek the nomination of TSMC board membership for the next term and will retire from the Company after the 2024 Annual Shareholders Meeting.

TSMC’s Nominating, Corporate Governance and Sustainability Committee of the board recommends vice chairman Dr. C.C. Wei succeed as the company’s next Chairman, subject to the election of the incoming board in June 2024.

According to the news released by TSMC, Dr. Mark Liu joined TSMC in 1993 and assumed the role of chairman after Founder Dr. Morris Chang’s retirement since June 2018. During his tenure, Dr. Mark Liu has reaffirmed the Company’s commitment to its mission and focused on enhancing corporate governance and competitiveness particularly in technology leadership, digital excellence, and global footprint.

Dr.Liu indicated that, “The past 30 years with TSMC has been an extraordinary journey for me. I want to extend my sincerest thanks to our incredibly talented team who made the company the global leader it is today,” said TSMC Chairman Dr. Mark Liu. “It has been a privilege to serve as Chairman after our legendary Founder Dr. Morris Chang for such a world-renowned enterprise.”

Dr. Liu De-Yin further explained, “I now would like to give my decades of semiconductor experience to other use, spend more time with my family, and start the next chapter of my life. I will continue to oversee the corporate governance with the Board diligently until the last day of this term. I am confident that TSMC will continue to perform outstandingly in the years to come.”

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Please note that this article cites information from TSMC