Gou while meeting with the United States Ambassador to China in December 2017
8 October 1950
|Occupation||Founder and Chairman of Foxconn|
|Net worth||US$10.6 billion (August 2017)|
Terry Gou (Chinese: 郭台銘; pinyin: Guō Táimíng; born 8 October 1950) is a Taiwanese businessman. He is the founder and chairman of Foxconn, the world's largest contract manufacturer of electronics, where it employs 1.2 million people and is its largest private employer and exporter.
On 17 April 2019, Gou announced his plans to run for President in the Kuomintang primary for the 2020 presidential election. He lost the Kuomintang nomination to Han Kuo-yu on 15 July 2019. He is thinking of running for President under an Independent bid.
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