Himax Announces New Chief Financial Officer and Chief IR/PR Officer
Himax Technologies, Inc., a leading supplier and fabless manufacturer of display drivers and other semiconductor products, announced the appointments of Ms. Jessica Pan as Chief Financial Officer and Mr. Eric Li (Tzung-I Li) as Chief IR/PR Officer and Spokesperson, effective immediately. Both Ms. Pan and Mr. Li will report directly to CEO Jordan Wu. Ms. Pan and Mr. Li succeed Ms. Jackie Chang who has resigned from the company to pursue other professional endeavors.
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Jessica joined Himax in 2006 and currently serves as Associate Vice President of Finance & Accounting. With over 22 years of experience in finance and accounting, Jessica has played an integral role at Himax on finance, accounting, financial planning and analysis, forecasting and tax, having served as interim Chief Financial Officer from October 2010 to January 2012. Prior to joining Himax, Jessica worked as Assistant Finance Manager for Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Inc. from 2002 to 2006 and as Auditor at Arthur Andersen LLP in Taiwan from 1998 to 2001. Jessica holds a B.S. degree in Agriculture Chemistry from National Taiwan University and an M.B.A. degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo.
Joining Himax in 2012, Eric has an extensive experience in image processing related IC design, having worked in the areas of sales, marketing and R&D. Currently an Associate Vice President at Himax covering the Intelligent Sensing AI product line, Eric has previously worked in video processing ASIC service and TV/monitor ASSP products before he was put in charge of the fab construction and operation of Himax’s WLO advanced optics operation. Prior to Himax, Eric served in executive positions of Cadence Design Systems, Socle Technology, Macronix International and Powerchip Semiconductor. Eric holds a B.S. degree in Nuclear Engineering from National Tsing Hua University and an M.S. degree in Computer and Information Science from New Jersey Institute of Technology.
“The Chairman and the board members express their great appreciation to Ms. Jackie Chang for her service at Himax and wish her all the success for her future endeavors. Jessica and Eric have both worked with Himax for many years and are extremely familiar with our business and strategy. Jessica has played a critical role in all of our finance, accounting and tax related operations and her appointment will ensure a smooth transition for these areas. Eric has a comprehensive range of technology experience, including IC design, AI and optics, and we look forward to his contribution to our continued success,” said Biing-Seng Wu, Chairman of Himax Technologies.
Jackie intends to assist in the transition of duties through July 31, 2020. “I want to thank Jackie for her contribution to Himax and wish her all the best as she begins a new chapter,” said Mr. Biing-Seng Wu.
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