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Board Members

Information Regarding Board Members

As of 02/28/2017

 

Chairman
Morris Chang

Gender

Nationality or
Place of
Registration

Date Elected

Term Expires

Date First
Elected

Shareholding
When Elected

Current
Shareholding

Spouse &
Minor Shareholding

Shares

%

Shares

%

Shares

%

Male

U.S.A.

06/09/2015

06/08/2018

12/10/1986

125,137,914

0.48%

125,137,914

0.48%

135,217

0.00%

Selected Education, Past Positions & Current Positions at Non-profit Organization

Selected Current Positions at TSMC and Other Companies

Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering, MIT
Master Degree in Mechanical Engineering, MIT
Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Stanford University

Former Group Vice-President, Texas Instruments Inc.
Former President & COO, General Instrument Corporation
Former Chairman, Industrial Technology Research Institute
Former CEO, TSMC

Member of National Academy of Engineering
Life Member Emeritus of MIT Corporation
Fellow of the Computer History Museum
Laureate of the Industrial Technology Research Institute

None

Vice Chairman
F.C. Tseng

Gender

Nationality or
Place of
Registration

Date Elected

Term Expires

Date First
Elected

Shareholding
When Elected

Current
Shareholding

Spouse &
Minor Shareholding

Shares

%

Shares

%

Shares

%

Male

R.O.C

06/09/2015

06/08/2018

05/13/1997

34,472,675

0.13%

34,472,675

0.13%

132,855

0.00%

Selected Education, Past Positions & Current Positions at Non-profit Organization

Selected Current Positions at TSMC and Other Companies

Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering, National Chengkung University
Master Degree in Electrical Engineering, National Chiao Tung University
Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, National Chengkung University
Honorary Ph.D., National Chiao Tung University

Former President, Vanguard International Semiconductor Corp.
Former President, TSMC
Former Deputy CEO, TSMC
Former Director, National Culture and Arts Foundation, R.O.C.

Chairman, TSMC Education and Culture Foundation

Chairman of:
- TSMC China Company Ltd.
- Global UniChip Corp.
Vice Chairman, Vanguard International
Semiconductor Corp.
Independent Director, Chairman of Audit Committee
& Compensation Committee member, Acer Inc.

Director National Development Fund, Executive Yuan (Note 1)

Gender

Nationality or
Place of
Registration

Date Elected

Term Expires

Date First
Elected

Shareholding
When Elected

Current
Shareholding

Spouse &
Minor Shareholding

Shares

%

Shares

%

Shares

%

 

 

06/09/2015

06/08/2018

12/10/1986

1,653,709,980

6.38%

1,653,709,980

6.38%

-

-

Representative: Johnsee Lee

Gender

Nationality or
Place of
Registration

Date Elected

Term Expires

Date First
Elected

Shareholding
When Elected

Current
Shareholding

Spouse &
Minor Shareholding

Shares

%

Shares

%

Shares

%

Male

R.O.C.

08/06/2010
(Note 2)

 

-

-

-

-

-

-

Selected Education, Past Positions & Current Positions at Non-profit Organization

Selected Current Positions at TSMC and Other Companies

Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology
MBA, University of Chicago
Graduate of Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program

Former Principal Investigator, Argonne National Laboratory
Former Senior Manager, Johnson Matthey Inc.
Former President, Industrial Technology Research Institute
Former Chairman, Development Center for Biotechnology

Managing Director, Development Center for Biotechnology
Honorary Chairman, Taiwan Bio Industry Organization

CEO, Personal Genomics, Inc.
Independent Director of:
- Far Eastern New Century Corp.
- Zhen Ding Technology Holding Ltd.
- Everlight Electronics Co., Ltd.
- San Fu Chemical Co., Ltd.

Independent Director
Sir Peter Leahy Bonfield

Gender

Nationality or
Place of
Registration

Date Elected

Term Expires

Date First
Elected

Shareholding
When Elected

Current
Shareholding

Spouse &
Minor Shareholding

Shares

%

Shares

%

Shares

%

Male

UK

06/09/2015

06/08/2018

05/07/2002

-

-

-

-

-

-

Selected Education, Past Positions & Current Positions at Non-profit Organization

Selected Current Positions at TSMC and Other Companies

Bachelor Degree in Engineering, Loughborough University
Honours Degree in Engineering, Loughborough University

Former Chairman and CEO, ICL Plc
Former CEO and Chairman of the Executive Committee, British
 Telecommunications Plc
Former Vice President, the British Quality Foundation

Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering
Chair of Council and Senior Pro-Chancellor, Loughborough University, UK

Chairman of:
- NXP Semiconductors N.V., the Netherlands
- Global Logic Inc., U.S.A.
Member, The Longreach Group Advisory Board
Board Mentor, CMi
Senior Advisor to :
- Alix Partners, London
- G3 Good Governance Group, London.

Independent Director
Stan Shih

Gender

Nationality or
Place of
Registration

Date Elected

Term Expires

Date First
Elected

Shareholding
When Elected

Current
Shareholding

Spouse &
Minor Shareholding

Shares

%

Shares

%

Shares

%

Male

R.O.C.

06/09/2015

06/08/2018

04/14/2000

1,480,286

0.01%

1,480,286

0.01%

16,116

0.00%

Selected Education, Past Positions & Current Positions at Non-profit Organization

Selected Current Positions at TSMC and Other Companies

BSEE, National Chiao Tung University
MSEE, National Chiao Tung University
Honorary EE Ph.D., National Chiao Tung University
Honorary Doctor of Technology, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Honorary Fellowship, University of Wales, Cardiff, UK
Honorary Doctor of International Law, Thunderbird, American Graduate School of
International Management, U.S.A.

Co-Founder, Chairman Emeritus, Acer Group
Former Chairman & CEO, Acer Group
Former Chairman, National Culture and Arts Foundation, R.O.C.

Director, Public Television Service Foundation, R.O.C.
Council member of Asian Corporate Governance Associate (ACGA)
Chairman of Stans Foundation

Director & Honorary Chairman, Acer Inc.
Director of:
- Qisda Corp.
- Wistron Corp.
- Nan Shan Life Insurance Co., Ltd.
- Egis Technology Inc.
- Digitimes Inc.
- Chinese Television System Inc.

Independent Director
Thomas J. Engibous

Gender

Nationality or
Place of
Registration

Date Elected

Term Expires

Date First
Elected

Shareholding
When Elected

Current
Shareholding

Spouse &
Minor Shareholding

Shares

%

Shares

%

Shares

%

Male

U.S.A.

06/09/2015

06/08/2018

06/10/2009

-

-

-

-

-

-

Selected Education, Past Positions & Current Positions at Non-profit Organization

Selected Current Positions at TSMC and Other Companies

Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering, Purdue University
Master Degree in Electrical Engineering, Purdue University
Honorary Doctorate in Engineering, Purdue University

Former Executive Vice President and President of the Semiconductor Group, Texas
Instruments Inc.
Former President and CEO, Texas Instruments Inc.
Former Chairman of the Board, Texas Instruments Inc.
Former Chairman of the Board of Catalyst
Former Chairman of the Board of J.C. Penney Company, Inc.
Former Lead Director, J.C. Penney Company, Inc.

Member of National Academy of Engineering
Member of Texas Business Hall of Fame
Honorary Director of Catalyst
Honorary Trustee, Southwestern Medical Foundation

None

Independent Director
Kok-Choo Chen

Gender

Nationality or
Place of
Registration

Date Elected

Term Expires

Date First
Elected

Shareholding
When Elected

Current
Shareholding

Spouse &
Minor Shareholding

Shares

%

Shares

%

Shares

%

Female

R.O.C.

06/09/2015

06/08/2018

06/09/2011

-

-

-

-

5,120

0.00%

Selected Education, Past Positions & Current Positions at Non-profit Organization

Selected Current Positions at TSMC and Other Companies

Inns of Court School of Law, England
Barrister-at-law, England
Advocate & Solicitor, Singapore
Attorney-at-law, California, U.S.A.

Lawyer, Tan, Rajah & Cheah, Singapore, 1969-1970
Lawyer, Sullivan & Cromwell, New York, U.S.A., 1971-1974
Lawyer, Heller, Erhman, White & McAuliffe, San Francisco, California, U.S.A., 1974-
 1975
Partner, Ding & Ding Law Offices,Taiwan, 1975-1988
Partner, Chen & Associates Law Offices,Taiwan, 1988-1992
Former Vice-President, Echo Publishing, Taiwan, 1992-1995
Former President, National Culture & Arts Foundation, R.O.C., 1995-1997
Former Senior Vice-President & General Counsel, TSMC, 1997-2001
Founder & Executive Director of Taipei Story House, 2003-2015
Former Advisor, Executive Yuan, R.O.C., 2009-2016
Former Director, National Culture and Arts Foundation, R.O.C., 2011-2016
Former Chairman, National Performing Arts Center, 2014-January 2017

Lecturer, Nanyang University, Singapore, 1970-1971
Associate Professor, Soochow University, 1981-1998
Chair Professor, National Tsing Hua University, 1999-2002
Professor, National Chengchi University, 2001-2004
Professor, Soochow University, 2001-2008

Founder and Executive Director, Museum207 (located in Taipei)
Director, Republic of China Female Cancer Foundation

None

Independent Director
Michael R. Splinter

Gender

Nationality or
Place of
Registration

Date Elected

Term Expires

Date First
Elected

Shareholding
When Elected

Current
Shareholding

Spouse &
Minor Shareholding

Shares

%

Shares

%

Shares

%

Male

U.S.A.

06/09/2015

06/08/2018

06/09/2015

-

-

-

-

-

-

Selected Education, Past Positions & Current Positions at Non-profit Organization

Selected Current Positions at TSMC and Other Companies

Bachelor and Master Degrees in Electrical Engineering, University of Wisconsin
 Madison
Honorary Ph.D, in Engineering, University of Wisconsin Madison

Former Executive Vice President of Technology and Manufacturing group, Intel
 Corporation
Former Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Intel Corporation
Former CEO, Applied Materials, Inc.,
Former Chairman, Applied Materials, Inc.,

Director, Silicon Valley Leadership Group
Director, Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International (SEMI)
Director, University of Wisconsin Foundation

Director of:
- The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.
- Pica8, Inc.
General Partner, WISC Partners LP

Remarks:

1. No member of the Board of Directors held TSMC shares by nominee arrangement.
2. No member of the Board of Directors had a spouse or relative within two degrees of consanguinity serving as a manager or director at TSMC.

Note 1:

Major Shareholder of TSMC’s Director that is an Institutional Shareholder.

Director that is an Institutional Shareholder of TSMC

Top 10 Shareholders

National Development Fund, Executive Yuan

Not Applicable

Major Institutional shareholders of National Development Fund: Not Applicable.

Note 2:

Mr. Johnsee Lee was appointed as the representative of National Development Fund on August 6, 2010.

Remuneration Paid to Directors (Note 1)

Unit: NT$ thousands

Remuneration Paid to Directors (Note 1) (image)

Note 1:

Remuneration policies, standards/packages, procedures, the linkage to operating performance and future risk exposure: The base compensation for the Chairman, Vice-Chairman and directors are determined in accordance with the procedures set forth in TSMC’s Articles of Incorporation. The Articles of Incorporation also provides that the compensation to directors shall be no more than 0.3% of annual profits and directors who also serve as executive officers of TSMC are not entitled to receive compensation to directors. The distribution of compensation to directors shall be made in accordance with TSMC’s “Rules for Distribution of Compensation to Directors”.

Note 2:

Pensions funded/paid according to applicable law.

Note 3:

The above-mentioned figures include expenses for Company cars and gasoline reimbursement, but do not include compensation paid to Company drivers (totaled NT$4,815 thousand).

Note 4:

Total remuneration and compensation of TSMC and all consolidated entities paid to TSMC’s directors in 2015 were NT$394,468 thousand, accounting for 0.13% of 2015 net income.