Leslie Koo

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This is a Chinese name; the family name is Koo.
Leslie Koo Cheng-yun
Born(1954-11-28)November 28, 1954
DiedJanuary 23, 2017(2017-01-23) (aged 62)
Taipei, Taiwan
Other namesGu Chengyun
Alma materUniversity of Pennsylvania
OccupationBusinessperson
Parent(s)Koo Chen-fu
RelativesChester Koo (brother)

Leslie Koo Cheng-yun (Chinese: 辜成允; pinyin: Gū Chéngyǔn; Wade–Giles: Ku Ch'eng-yün; 28 November 1954 – 23 January 2017) was a Taiwanese business executive and billionaire. He served as Chairman of Taiwan Cement Corporation until his death in 2017. He was the second son of famous businessman and diplomat Koo Chen-fu.[1][2] He was a member of the Lukang Koo clan, one of the five wealthiest families of Taiwan.[3]

Koo died from a cerebral hemorrhage after falling from a flight of stairs in Taipei on 23 January 2017, aged 62.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Powerful Taiwan Billionaire Clan Suffers Loss As Leslie Koo Dies In Taipei". Forbes. 23 January 2017.
  2. "Taiwanese cement scion Leslie Koo dies in fall". South China Morning Post. 24 January 2017.
  3. Huang, Ching-Hsuan (16 December 2010). "Preserving the Koo Family Escutcheon". CommonWealth Magazine. Archived from the original on 20 December 2010. Retrieved 25 January 2017 – via China Post.
  4. "Taiwan Cement chief Koo Cheng-yun dies at 62". Nikkei. 23 January 2017.