Doris Hsu, President and CEO of GlobalWafers Co., Ltd., was named EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2023 at an awards ceremony held at the Salle des Etoiles in Monaco. Doris was selected from nearly 5,000 program entrants, including 49 winners from 45 countries and jurisdictions competing for the world title. She is the third woman to hold this title and the first Taiwanese winner in its 23-year history.
Doris is a visionary business leader with an unwavering passion for innovation and a commitment to sustainability. For more than a decade, she was the driving force behind the meteoric rise of GlobalWafers, overseeing a series of successful mergers and acquisitions that transformed the company’s product portfolio and expanded its operations in Europe. In 2015, Doris took GlobalWafers public through a highly successful IPO, which is now the world’s third largest wafer manufacturer. She has continuously created value and sustainable growth for shareholders while remaining true to her core values of putting people first while leading with honesty, integrity, enthusiasm and hard work.
Carmine Di Sibio, President and CEO of EY Global, said:
“These are times when motivated entrepreneurs are leading the charge in tackling global challenges and this year’s Global Entrepreneur of the Year winner, Doris Hsu, is the complete embodiment of that. Doris’ vision and drive didn’t just build an industry. -leading company that has created thousands of jobs and helped generate significant local and global economic impact, but its passion for building a better world of work is really what this event is all about. Congratulations to Doris for being named this year’s global winner.
Doris Hsu, President and CEO of GlobalWafers, says:
“I am honored to receive this prestigious accolade as EY Global Entrepreneur of the Year. As entrepreneurs, we often find ourselves on the front lines of solving many of today’s most pressing issues, whether building a more sustainable future or ensuring well-being. social in the world. areas where the needs are greatest. I hope I can continue the legacy of this grand prize by fostering conversations about these challenges, helping to bring forward important new ideas, and bringing new voices to the fore along the way. There is an underrepresentation of female leaders, in particular “I am very proud of my amazing team at GlobalWafers and grateful to everyone who has helped and inspired me along this journey.”
The EY organization annually hosts the Global Entrepreneur of the Year event to celebrate the achievements of visionary leaders who are transforming industries, growing economies and answering the call to tackle global challenges. The annual gathering brings together founders, CEOs and business leaders for a series of networking opportunities and workshops, culminating with the announcement of the winner.
The 2023 EY Global Entrepreneur of the Year was chosen by an independent jury based on four criteria: entrepreneurial spirit, purpose, growth and impact. This year’s panel included a diverse and esteemed group of entrepreneurs from around the world, chaired by Hernan Kazah, co-founder and managing partner of Kaszek Ventures.
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