Silicon Motion Technology Corporation today announced Mr. Han-Ping D. Shieh has been elected to our Board of Directors, effective September 24, 2014. Mr. Shieh will replace Mr. Kenneth Kuan-Min Lin, who had chosen not to stand for reelection to the Board of Directors in order to focus more on his venture capital and other activities.
“We would like to thank Kenneth for his generous contributions to Silicon Motion as a member of our Board of Directors and he will be greatly missed. We would like to extend our best wishes to his future endeavors,” said Wallace Kou, the Company’s President and CEO. “Separately, it is with great pleasure that we welcome Han-Ping to our Board. He is a highly respected technologist who will increase our Board’s depth in areas relating to technology and engineering leadership, crucial factors in our long-term success.”
Mr. Shieh is currently a Professor at National Chiao Tung University’s Display Institute and Department of Photronics and a Vice Chancellor at the University System of Taiwan, the union of National Chiao Tung University, National Central University, National Tsing Hua University and National Yang-Ming University, four leading Taiwan research universities. Mr. Shieh was a Changjiang Scholar at Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 2010, Dean at National Chiao Tung University’s College of Electrical & Computer Engineering from 2006 to 2010, and was a Research Staff Member at IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center from 1988 to 1992. He is currently on the Board of Directors at Sercomm, Advanced Analog Technology, and Tianma Microelectronics and is a Fellow of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Optical Society of America, and Society for Information Display. Mr. Shieh received his PhD in Electrical & Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University.
Silicon Motion is a fabless semiconductor company that designs, develops and markets high performance, low-power semiconductor solutions to OEMs and other customers in the mobile storage and mobile communications markets.