small font  middle font  big font  print 
AU Optronics to Announce the Appointment of a New Director by UMC (2002.06.13)
Taipei, Taiwan

AU Optronics Corp. (the "Company") (TAIEX: 2409, NYSE: AUO), today announced the appointment of a new representative director by United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE: UMC) on the board of directors of the Company.

The former representative director from UMC, Mr. Ing-Dar Liu, resigned from the Company's board of directors, citing personal reasons.

Effective as of June 12, 2002, UMC's representative on the Company's board of directors will be changed from Mr. Ing-Dar Liu, whom the Company understands to have served as a director of UMC until May 14, 2002, to Mr. Hong-Jen Wu, Director and General Manager of UMC.

Mr. Wu received his Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in Chemical Engineering from the National Taiwan University and he has been with UMC since 1980.