TAIPEI, TAIWAN (June 13, 2008) - Acer Inc.'s shareholders approved, today, the company's total divided per share, and elected the Board of Directors and supervisors. The total divided per share will be NT$3.75, comprising of NT$3.6 cash and NT$0.15 stock, and earnings per share for 2007 is NT$5.48. As a result, Acer's paid-in capital increases from NT$24.06B (US$791.28M) to NT$24.75B (US$814.01M).
The seven-member Board of Directors is J.T. Wang, Stan Shih, Gianfranco Lanci, Philip Peng of Smart Capital Corp., Hung Rouan Investment Corp., Walter Deppeler, and Hsin-I Lin - outgoing Chairman of Industrial Technology Research Institute. The supervisors are Carolyn Yeh and George Huang.
The shareholders' meeting took place today in Taipei, Taiwan.
Note: The exchange rate was US$1: NT$30.4.
Since its founding in 1976, Acer has constantly pursued the goal of breaking the barriers between people and technology. Focused on marketing its brand-name IT products around the globe, Acer ranks as the world's No. 3 vendor for total PCs and No. 2 for notebooks, with the fastest growth among the top-five players. A profitable and sustainable Channel Business Model is instrumental to Acer's continued growth, while the successful mergers of Gateway and Packard Bell complete the company's global footprint by strengthening its presence in the U.S., and enhancing its strong position in Europe. Acer Inc. employs 5,000 people worldwide. 2007 revenues reached US$14.07 billion.
Stella T.H. Chou, Henry Wang
PR, Branding Division
8F, 88, Sec.1, Hsin Tai Wu Rd., Hsichih,
Taipei Hsien 221, Taiwan, R.O.C.
E-mail: Stella_th_chou@acer.com.tw Henrywang@acer.com.tw
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