STATS ChipPAC Senior Management
Tan Lay Koon
President and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Tan Lay Koon has been our President and Chief Executive Officer and a member of our Board of Directors since June 2002. Mr. Tan is also a director of Flextronics International Ltd. Mr. Tan joined us in May 2000 as our Chief Financial Officer and in August 2004, he led the formation of STATS ChipPAC with the acquisition of ChipPAC, Inc. and became our founding President and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to joining us, he was an investment banker with Salomon Smith Barney, the global investment banking unit of Citigroup Inc. Before that, he held various senior positions in government and financial institutions in Singapore. Mr. Tan graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering (First Class Honors) from the University of Adelaide, Australia as a Colombo Plan Scholar. He also has a Master of Business Administration (Distinction) from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania where he was elected a Palmer scholar.
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Wan Choong Hoe
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Wan Choong Hoe joined us as Chief Operating Officer in September 2004. Mr. Wan was previously Vice President and Managing Director responsible for Singapore and China operations for National Semiconductor Manufacturer Singapore Pte. Ltd. (National Semiconductor), a position he held since 2000. From 1994 to 2000, Mr. Wan served as National Semiconductor's Vice President and Managing Director responsible for Singapore and previously held positions as Director of Operations and Director of QRA/Logistics. Prior to joining National Semiconductor in 1986, Mr. Wan held various positions at Texas Instruments Singapore Pte. Ltd., and from 1997 to 2001, served as Chairman of the Gintic Research Institute Management Board. Mr. Wan holds a Bachelor of Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the University of Singapore.
Dr. Han Byung Joon
Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
Dr. Han Byung Joon joined us as Chief Technology Officer in December 1999. Prior to joining us, Dr. Han was Director of Product Development at Anam Semiconductor, Inc. and, prior to that, held various engineering positions with IBM and AT&T Bell Labs in Murray Hill, New Jersey. He is credited with the invention of several wafer and chip scale semiconductor packaging technologies which have been patented. Dr. Han received his Doctorate in Chemical Engineering from Columbia University, New York in 1988. Dr. Han attended the Harvard Business School's Executive Advanced Management Program in 2008.
Executive Vice President and Chief Sales Officer
Mr. Hal Lasky joined us as Chief Sales Officer in March 2008. Prior to joining us, Mr. Lasky spent 24 years at IBM where he held a number of key leadership positions, most recently as Vice President of Worldwide Semiconductor Sales for IBM's Global Engineering Solutions group with responsibility for worldwide semiconductor revenue, sales strategy and strategic relationships with clients in the consumer, communications and information techology markets. Prior to that, he held various senior management positions in IBM's Systems and Technology Group, Microelectronics Business Line and Interconnect Products Business Line. Mr. Lasky holds a Bachelor of Science in Ceramic Engineering from Rutgers University and a Master in Materials Science and Engineering from Columbia University. He is also a graduate of the IBM Client Executive Program at Harvard Business School.
John Lau Tai Chong
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Mr. John Lau joined us as Chief Financial Officer in October 2007. Prior to joining STATS ChipPAC, Mr. Lau was Chief Financial Officer at Abacus International Pte Ltd with overall responsibility for spearheading strategic and financial planning, management and statutory reporting, controllership, tax planning, treasury and risk management, legal, mergers and acquisitions, strategic investments and strategic operations of Abacus International Pte Ltd and its subsidiaries. Prior to that, he was Vice President, Finance for Praxair Asia Inc. and held various senior management positions with Sembawang Corporation Ltd. Mr. Lau graduated with a Bachelor of Accountancy from the National University of Singapore. He also holds a Master of Business Administration from Golden Gate University in San Francisco, California.
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Company Secretary
Ms. Janet T. Taylor joined us as our General Counsel in June 2005. Ms. Taylor was appointed as Company Secretary in October 2010. Prior to joining our Company, Ms. Taylor practiced as a Foreign Legal Consultant at the law firm of Kartini Muljadi & Rekan in Indonesia. Ms. Taylor was counsel in the U.S. Securities Practice Group of Sidley Austin Brown & Wood’s Singapore office from 2000 to 2002 and prior to that, a partner in the U.S. Securities Practice Group of Baker & McKenzie’s Singapore office. In 1999, she joined the U.S. Securities Practice Group of Norton Rose’s London office until she returned to Singapore in 2000. In 1993, she joined LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene & MacRae’s New York office until 1996 when she joined Baker & McKenzie’s New York office and subsequently worked in Baker & McKenzie’s Singapore and London offices. Ms. Taylor began her legal career in 1989 at Debevoise & Plimpton in New York. Ms. Taylor was admitted to the New York Bar in 1990 and as an advocate and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore in September 2010. She holds a Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School, a Bachelor of Arts (History) from the University of Texas and a Bachelor of Business Administration (Accounting) from Sam Houston State University.