Kuo Named Chairman, CEO Of SEYI

WALNUT, Calif. -- Shieh Yih Machinery (SEYI), a producer of mechanical presses, announced that Claire Kuo has been elected chairman of the company's Board of Directors and also Chief Executive Officer.

Kuo will be responsible for the strategic development and daily global operations of SEYI.

Kuo is replacing S. H. Kuo, founder of SEYI, who has decided to retire.

“With strong momentum on our side, now is the time for us to act decisively to prepare for SEYI’s next phase of development. That is why I have decided to retire and enable proven managers who have the skill-sets and age to lead SEYI’s development over the next half century," S. H. Kuo said. "I am extremely pleased with Claire’s appointment. Her expertise in the area of finance and operations, as well as her demonstrated ability and experience in market-development and forming strategic alliances will greatly benefit the company as it moves forward.”

Prior to joining SEYI headquarters in Taiwan, Claire Kuo was President and CEO of SEYI America and SEYI Presses, based in California and Tennessee.