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Stan Hung / Chairman

Chairman Hung graduated from Tam Kang University in Taiwan with a degree in accounting. He joined UMC in 1991 and has served as UMC's Chief Financial Officer, and previous to becoming chairman he was senior vice president of the company. In 2004, Institutional Investor Magazine recognized Mr. Hung as the semiconductor sector's best CFO in their Asia Equities Market Report. Mr. Hung is also chairman of Faraday Technology Corporation.

Po Wen Yen / Chief Executive Officer

Po Wen Yen currently serves as UMC's Chief Executive Officer. Prior to the CEO position, Mr. Yen was senior vice president responsible for the company’s 12-inch operations. Mr. Yen joined UMC in 1986 and was responsible for the operation of Fabs 8AB and 8C. He also served as the vice president for UMC-SG, UMC's 300mm operation in Singapore. In 2003, Mr. Yen received the National Manager Excellence Award from Chinese Professional Management Association. In 2016, he received the SEMI Sustainable Manufacturing Leadership Award – Inspired by Akira Inoue, highlighting his successful efforts in implementing sustainable and green manufacturing at UMC.

Mr. Yen earned his bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering from National Tsing Hua University and his masters in Chemical Engineering from National Taiwan University.

Peter Courture / Senior Vice President, and General Counsel

Peter Courture is UMC's Senior Vice President, Strategy and General Counsel, with responsibility for alliances, joint ventures, Intellectual Property and Legal Affairs, and Corporate Marketing. Mr. Courture joined UMC in 1983 as legal counsel, served as General Counsel since 1993 and as Chief Strategic Officer since 2000. He was elected to the board in May 2001 and served until February 2004. Mr. Courture earned his bachelor's degree (Phi Beta Kappa) in Economics from Yale College in 1976 and a J.D. degree (Order of the Coif) from Stanford Law School in 1979.

Prior to joining UMC, Mr. Courture was a partner in the Silicon Valley law firm Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati representing semiconductor and other high technology companies. Mr. Courture also serves as a court appointed neutral for the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, as a Judge Pro Tempore for the Santa Clara County Superior Court and as a teacher at Stanford Law School.

Jason Wang / Senior Vice President

Jason Wang serves as UMC's Senior Vice President and also on the board of UMC-USA. Mr. Wang joined UMC as Vice President of Corporate Marketing in 2008, and from 2009 to 2014, served as President of UMC-USA, responsible for business operation efficiency enhancement and UMC North American strategic business development. He was appointed to his current position in November 2014.

Before joining UMC, Mr. Wang spent 18 years at Trident Microsystems in numerous leadership positions. Mr. Wang was named vice president of Trident's Business Operations and Finance (Asia) after leading the company's strategic restructuring plan in 2003 to transform from a PC Graphics to a Digital Media company, increasing its enterprise value by $2 billion in 2006.

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