Rich List: Taiwan tycoons ride mobile boom

Taiwanese tycoons continue to benefit from robust demand for mobile devices and electronic gadgets, allowing them to amass vast wealth.
Terry Guo
Terry Guo

Terry Gou, holding 19th place in FinanceAsia's 2015 Rich List, is boss of the world’s biggest electronics contract manufacturer Hon Hai Precision, better known by its tradename Foxconn, continued to prosper despite the poor publicity his company frequently receives for its labour practices.

Demand for Apple gizmos, for which it is the main supplier, keeps the company and Gou rich if not popular. Foxconn is planning to expand into other software development.

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering chairman Jason Chang 45 and his brother Richard benefited from the company’s rapid ability to introduce technology that reduces the costs of electronics, as well as their investments in...

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