MediaTek vice chairman says he will retire, leave firm June
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