Taipei, Taiwan, June 15, 2013 –Chicony’s Chairman, Mr. Kent Hsu, and Vice Chairman, Mr. M.K. Lin, were both awarded Honorary Doctorate of Engineering by National Taipei University of Technology today, for their great contribution to IT industry of Taiwan over the past 30 years.
Mr. Kent Hsu, chairman of Chicony and Clevo Group, was also the founder of Clevo Corporation-a notebook computer creator. He established Clevo in a young age of 28, making a successful start-up business model to young generation. Today, Clevo is far beyond a notebook computer manufacturer. Mr. Kent Hsu expanded his business footprint to China, and broadened scope to 3C retailer. Buynow, a subsidiary of Clevo, is now the top 1 “3C department store”in China. Mr. Kent Hsu has made a different picture for IT industry of Taiwan.
Mr. M.K. Lin, vice chairman of Chicony Group, was the pivot of Chicony. He led Chicony Electronics (TWSE: 2385) become a global top 1 company in keyboard, notebook camera module, IP cam and sports DV markets today. He also saved a deficient subsidiary, Chicony Power Technology, from serious loss to outstanding revenue growth within 6 years. Chicony Power is now the global top 2 notebook adapter manufacturer in the world. The company will be listed on Taiwan Stock Exchange Market this end of year. Mr. M.K. Lin has made Chicony Group play an irreplaceable role on global IT industry stage.