AU Optronics (AUO) has appointed Paul S.L. Peng the new president of AUO and president of the company's display business operation, effective Jan. 1, 2012.
In 1998, Peng became AUO's vice president of supply chain management, and in 2001, he was named general manager of AUO's Suzhou module plant, the company's first overseas manufacturing facility. Peng assumed AUO's sales and marketing function and was appointed general manager of the IT display business group in 2005.
L.J. Chen, previously president of AUO, will now serve as president of the company's solar business operation. In this role, he will be fully focused on the operation of the solar product value chain, as well as global operation and localized services.