In the 56th year of his life, Charles Chiang, CEO of Micro-Star International in Taiwan, better known as MSI, passed away. The news of the death was reported in the evening by the local Liberty Times, the news of which was officially confirmed by the company's press office. Under unclear circumstances, Chiang crashed from the seventh floor of one of the company's office buildings in Taipei, and his life could no longer be saved by the ambulances.
The company manager joined the MSI team for more than 20 years, in 1999 as a senior engineer, and in 2010 he was appointed head of the desktop platform division, and in 2019 as the company’s CEO. During this time, the company was successful in the market for computer components, mostly motherboards and video cards, and became one of ASUSTeK's largest rivals in Taiwan.
Shares of the Taiwan-listed company, listed in 1986, reached the paper had traded at 126.5 Taiwan dollars – the exchange rate has not moved significantly from this level since then.
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