Me­di­aTek vice chair­man says he will re­tire, leave firm June

The China Post - - TAIWAN BUSINESS -

Tai­wan’s Me­di­aTek Inc. ( ), a ma­jor sup­plier of hand­set chips to Chi­nese man­u­fac­tur­ers, said Wed­nes­day that Vice Chair­man Cho Jyh-jer ( ) will re­tire and leave the com­pany June 12.

Me­di­aTek did not re­veal a suc­ces­sor to Cho in its state­ment and rep­re­sen­ta­tives of the com­pany could not be im­me­di­ately reached for com­ment.

Cho, who was pro­moted to his cur­rent po­si­tion in 2005 to fo­cus on new prod­ucts and strate­gic plan­ning, said in the state­ment that Me­di­aTek has “a wealth of tal­ent” and “a healthy or­ga­ni­za­tion,” which will lead the com­pany to gain fur­ther strong growth mo­men­tum.

Cho helped drive tech­nol­ogy ex­changes be­tween Me­di­aTek and the aca­demic sec­tor to en­cour­age re­search into cut­ting-edge tech­nolo­gies and long-term devel­op­ment of tal­ented em­ploy­ees, ac­cord­ing to the state­ment.

Founded in 1997, Me­di­aTek now has nearly 10,000 em­ploy­ees in 27

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