TSMC Annual Report > 2016 > Company Profile > Organization

Organization

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Major Corporate Functions

Operations

  • Operations of all fabs including in Taiwan and overseas; product development, manufacturing technology development, and backend technology development and production

Human Resources

  • Human resources management and organizational development, as well as proprietary information protection and physical security management

Research and Development

  • Advanced and specialty technology development and exploratory research, as well as design and technology platform development

Asia

  • Sales, market development, field technical support and service for customers in Asia

Europe

  • Technical marketing, field technical support and service for customers in Europe

North America

  • Sales, market development, field technical support and service for customers in North America

Business Development

  • Business development for electronic products, identification of new applications, development of markets for specialty technology, exploration and development of new markets, and strengthening customer relations, as well as managing the Company’s brand

Corporate Planning Organization

  • Planning for operational resources, as well as for production and demand; the integration of business processes, corporate pricing, market analysis and forecasting

Quality and Reliability

  • Assurance of the quality and reliability of the Company’s products via: resolution of reliability issues at development stage, improvement and management of production quality, solutions for customers’ quality related issues, services for advanced materials and failure analysis

Information Technology

  • Integration of the Company’s technology and business IT systems; infrastructure development, communication services and assurance of IT security and service quality

Materials Management and Risk Management

  • Procurement, warehousing, import and export, and logistics support; also environmental protection, industrial safety, occupational health, and risk management

Customer Service

  • Support and service for customers in Asia, Europe, and North America

Internal Audit

  • Inspection and review of TSMC's internal control system, its adequacy in design and effectiveness in operation with independent risk assessment to ensure compliance with TSMC's policies and procedures as well as with external regulations

Finance and Spokesperson

  • Corporate finance, accounting and corporate communications; the head of the organization also serves as company spokesperson

Legal

  • Corporate legal affairs including regulatory compliances, commercial transactions, patents and management of other intellectual properties, litigation, etc.