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Himax Technologies Inc (HIMX.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Biing-Seng Wu

57 2005 Chairman of the Board

Jordan Wu

54 2005 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Jacqueline Chang

55 2012 Chief Financial Officer

Norman Hung

57 Vice President - Sales and Marketing

Hsiung-Ku Chen

63 Independent Director

Yuan-Chuan Horng

63 2005 Independent Director

Yan-Kuin Su

66 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Biing-Seng Wu

Dr. Biing-Seng Wu, Ph.D., is Chairman of the Board of Himax Technologies, Inc. Prior to our reorganization in October 2005, Dr. Wu served as president, chief executive officer and a director of Himax Taiwan. Dr. Wu also served as the vice chairman of the board of directors of CMO prior to its merger with the predecessor of Innolux and TPO. He has been active in the TFT-LCD panel industry for over 20 years and is a member of the boards of the Taiwan TFT-LCD Association and the Society for Information Display. Prior to joining CMO in 1998, Dr. Wu was senior director and plant director of Prime View International Co., Ltd., a TFT-LCD panel manufacturer, from 1993 to 1997, and a manager of Thin Film Technology Development at the Electronics Research & Service Organization/Industry Technology Research Institute, or ERSO/ITRI, of Taiwan. Dr. Wu holds a B.S. degree, an M.S. degree and a Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from National Cheng Kung University. Dr. Wu is the brother of Mr. Jordan Wu, our president and chief executive officer.

Jordan Wu

Mr. Jordan Wu is President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Himax Technologies, Inc. Prior to the reorganization in October 2005, Mr. Wu served as the chairman of the board of directors of Himax Taiwan, a position which he held since April 2003. Prior to joining Himax Taiwan, he served as chief executive officer of TV Plus Technologies, Inc. and chief financial officer and executive director of DVN Holdings Ltd. in Hong Kong. Prior to that, he was an investment banker at Merrill Lynch (Asia Pacific) Limited, Barclays de Zoete Wedd (Asia) Limited and Baring Securities, based in Hong Kong and Taipei. Mr. Wu holds a B.S. degree in mechanical engineering from National Taiwan University and an M.B.A. degree from the University of Rochester.

Jacqueline Chang

Ms. Jackie Chang has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer of Himax Technologies, Inc., effective January 20, 2012. Before joining Himax, Ms. Chang served as the CFO of Castlink Corporation and Tongxing International, as well as the VP of Finance and Operations for PlayHut, Inc. Prior to joining PlayHut, she was General Manager -Treasury Control for Nissan North America. She held several positions in Nissan North America from 1994 to 2006 including finance, treasury planning, operations and accounting. She worked at Nissan JV in China from 2003 to 2006, where she implemented IFRS and SAP successfully. She holds a BBA in accounting from the National Chung-Hsing University in Taiwan and an MBA in Finance from Memphis State University.

Norman Hung

Mr. Norman Hung is Vice President, Sales and Marketing of Himax Technologies, Inc. He also serves as a supervisor of Himax Analogic and Himax Media Solutions. From 2000 to 2006, Mr. Hung served as president of ZyDAS Technology Corp., a fabless integrated circuit design house. From 1999 to 2000, he served as vice president of Sales and Marketing for HiMARK Technology Inc., another fabless integrated circuit design house. Prior to that, from 1996 to 1998, he served as Director of Sales and Marketing for Integrated Silicon Solution, Inc. He has also served in various Marketing positions for Hewlett-Packard and Logitech. Mr. Hung holds a B.S. degree in electrical engineering from National Cheng Kung University and an executive M.B.A. degree from National Chiao Tung University.

Hsiung-Ku Chen

Mr. Hsiung-Ku Chen is an Independent Director of Himax Technologies, Inc. He has a B.S. degree in Physics from Fu-Jen University, an M.A. degree in Physics from Temple University and a Ph.D. degree in Applied Physics from Oregon Graduate Center. Dr. Chen specializes in areas including Thin Film Transistor Technology, Liquid Crystal Display Technology, IC Process Technology and Patent Laws and Regulations, etc. He has dedicated himself to the researching and performing practice of the TFT-LCD industry. From 1980 to 2002, Dr. Chen held various positions including manager, director and special assistant of the director’s office in the Electronics Research & Service Organization of the Industrial Technology Research Institute for over 20 years and was the leader of many research projects during his tenure. Additionally, Dr. Chen was elected as Society of Information Display, Taipei Chapter Director and Treasurer from 1992 to 1997 and as Taiwan TFT LCD Association Secretary General from 2000 to 2002. Furthermore, Dr. Chen contributed his professional knowledge to serve as a supervisor of Himax Technologies Limited from April 2003 to December 2003 and as a director from December 2003 to October 2005. Dr. Chen was also the Special Assistant of the CEO Office at Etron Technology, Inc. from 2005 to 2007. Currently, Dr. Chen serves as consultants in various organizations, including Color Display Industry Promotion Office and the Intellectual Property Innovation Corporation.

Yuan-Chuan Horng

Mr. Yuan-Chuan Horng is an Independent Director of Himax Technologies, Inc. He is currently the assistant vice president of the Finance Division of China Steel Corporation since October 2011. Prior to our reorganization in October 2005, Mr. Horng served as a director of Himax Taiwan from August 2004 to October 2005. Mr. Horng was the general manager of the Finance Department of China Steel Corporation, a position which he held since April 2000. He has held various accounting and finance positions at China Steel Corporation for over 30 years. Mr. Horng holds a B.A. degree in economics from Soochow University.

Yan-Kuin Su

Dr. Yan-Kuin Su is Independent Director of Himax Technologies, Inc. He is currently the president of Kun Shan University and also a professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering, National Cheng Kung University since 1983. He is a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. He holds a B.S. degree and an M.S. degree and a Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from National Cheng Kung University.

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