TSMC Shareholders Approve NT$8 Cash Dividend and Elect Board of Directors; Board of Directors Elect Mark Liu as Chairman and C.C. Wei as CEO and Vice Chairman

Hsinchu, Taiwan, R.O.C. – June 5, 2017 –TSMC (NYSE: TSM) today held its 2018 Annual Shareholders’ Meeting, which passed the following major resolutions:

1. Acknowledged the 2017 Business Report and Financial Statements. Consolidated revenue totaled NT$977.45 billion and net income was NT$343.11 billion, with diluted earnings per share of NT$13.23.

2. Approved the distribution of a NT$8 cash dividend per common share.

3. Approved amendments to TSMC’s Articles of Incorporation.

4. Elected TSMC’s 14th Board of Directors. The nine Directors are: Mark Liu, Mei-ling Chen (Representative of the Development Fund, Executive Yuan), C.C. Wei, F.C. Tseng, Sir Peter L. Bonfield, Stan Shih, Kok-Choo Chen, Michael R. Splinter, and Thomas J. Engibous. Five of those elected, Sir Peter L. Bonfield, Stan Shih, Kok-Choo Chen, Michael R. Splinter, and Thomas J. Engibous, are independent directors.

TSMC also held the first meeting of the 14th Board of Directors, and in the first day of the meeting the Board elected Dr. Mark Liu as Chairman and Dr. C.C. Wei as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Vice Chairman. The meeting will continue for a second day on June 6.