SBDMC, Inc. has appointed Mr. Willy Wang as its new president. Wang took over the helm from Mr. Jeff Lin starting October 1, 2018. SBDMC Chairman, Dr. Chin Der Ou, led the turn over ceremony on October 3, 2018 at SBDMC Formosa Hall to welcome Wang.
Wang came to Subic Bay in March 2018 as TECO Group’s Representative to the Philippines to consolidate and manage all TECO’s investment and subsidiaries in the country.
Wang is a veteran of TECO Group holding various positions. TECO is a well known conglomerate in Taiwan with US$1B sales and business scope covering over 100 cities in more than 40 countries in the five major continents. He started his career as General Manager of Overseas Operations of Taian Electric Co., Ltd. followed by his stint in Hubbell-Taian Company and TECO Information System. In 1999, he moved to the USA as President of Advanced Innovative Marketing. He was appointed Managing Director of TECO Australia Pty. Ltd. starting 2001. He likewise concurrently served as General Manager of AV Business Division of TECO Electric & Machinery Co. Ltd. from 2006-2008 and Managing Director of TECO Electric & Machinery B.V. from 2008-2009. As Managing Director, he oversaw the Europe Head Office and three other European subsidiaries of TECO in United Kingdom, Germany and Spain. He became Special Assistant to TECO Chairman in 2016.
Wang graduated from Taipei Technology University with a degree in Electrical Engineering. He also earned a Bachelor’s Degree from Fu Jen Catholic University in 1995, with double major in Business Administration and English Literature. He completed a Master’s Degree in Global Operations Management from the State University of New York in 2012.
Lin, who had served as the president of SBDMC since September 2003, stayed on as Advisor to assist the company during the transition period. Lin was the longest-serving President of SBDMC steering its transformation and success through his dedication, hard work, and dynamic leadership throughout his 15 years in the company.
Wang took the opportunity to share his vision and the company’s new direction with its employees during the turn over ceremony. “I see many investments opportunities for SBDMC such as Gateway Park Phase III (Tipo area), partnership with Taiwan International Ports Corporation (TIPC), Redondo Peninsula and its connecting bridge or tunnel to the SBFZ Mainland, etc.,” announced Wang. “I intend to focus energy and resources on working on these new projects.” -30-