Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation has appointed Gary Tseng as the CFO of the company.
Prior to joining the company as CFO, in 2008, Tseng was the Chief Operating Officer at China Solar Corporation, a thin-film solar manufacturing start-up company in Shandong, China. Prior to that, he was the CFO of Legend Semiconductor (LSMC), a 300mm-foundry start-up company in Shenzhen, China. In 2004 to 2005, he founded the Digital Display Manufacturing Co., a plasma display manufacturing start-up company in Shanghai and he was the CEO. From 1999 to 2003, Tseng was the Chief Investment Officer and Senior Vice President of Quanta Computer Company. From 1997 to 1998, he was the CFO and Senior Vice President of United Microelectronics Corporation. From 1991 to 1997, he was the CFO and Senior Vice President of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited. From 1983 to 1991, Tseng held management positions as Finance Manager at Philips Taiwan Limited and Corporate Treasurer for all the Philips companies in Taiwan. In addition, he was the Fab Accounting Manager for Philips Semiconductor operation in USA and Philips Semiconductor packaging operation in Taiwan.
Tseng received his Master of Science in Finance from University of Missouri-Columbia, Missouri in the United States of America and his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from National Cheng-Kong University in Taiwan. In addition, Tseng is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Management Accountant and Certified Internal Auditor in the United States of America.