TSMC Establishes Operations Organization and Business Development Organization

Hsinchu, Taiwan, R.O.C. – October 27, 2009 - TSMC (TWSE: 2330, NYSE: TSM) today announced that the Company has established an Operations Organization and a Business Development Organization, effective immediately, for the purpose of facilitating more effectively TSMC’s manufacturing efficiency and customer partnership. Dr. Mark Liu is appointed Senior Vice President of Operations, responsible for 12-inch fabs, and reports directly to the Chairman. Dr. C.C. Wei is appointed Senior Vice President of Business Development and reports directly to the Chairman.

In addition, Vice President M.C. Tzeng and Senior Director J.K Wang continue to be responsible for 6-inch and 8-inch fabs, and report directly to the Chairman. Six-inch and 8-inch fab operations will be merged into the Operations Organization at an appropriate future date. At that time, Vice President M.C. Tzeng will report directly to Dr. Mark Liu; Senior Director J.K. Wang will be transferred to the Business Development Organization and report directly to Dr. C.C. Wei.