Terry Gou

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This is a Chinese name; the family name is Gou (郭).
Terry Gou
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Gou while meeting with the United States Ambassador to China in December 2017
Guo Tai-ming

(1950-10-08) 8 October 1950 (age 72)
OccupationFounder and Chairman of Foxconn
Years active1974–present
Net worthIncreaseUS$10.6 billion (August 2017)[1]
Political partyKuomintang

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,[2] the world's largest contract manufacturer of electronics, where it employs 1.2 million people and is its largest private employer and exporter.[3]

On 17 April 2019, Gou announced his plans to run for President in the Kuomintang primary for the 2020 presidential election.[4] He lost the Kuomintang nomination to Han Kuo-yu on 15 July 2019. He is thinking of running for President under an Independent bid.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Terry Guo".
  2. "Terry Gou". Time. 29 March 2012. Archived from the original on 7 March 2013. Retrieved 11 March 2013.
  3. Apple Investigating Foxconn's Steps to Deal With Suicides , The Wall Street Journal, 26 May 2010
  4. "快訊/郭台銘宣布:投入2020國民黨總統初選 不接受徵召" (in Chinese). ettoday.net. 17 April 2019. Retrieved 17 April 2019.
  5. News, Taiwan. "Taiwan Foxconn founder to consider independen..." Taiwan News. Retrieved 2019-07-15. {{cite web}}: |last= has generic name (help)