TCC Group Chairman Koo Cheng-yun dies at 62

01/23/2017 10:32 AM
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Taipei, Jan. 23 (CNA) TCC Group (台泥集團) Chairman Koo Cheng-Yun (辜成允) died of head injuries Monday, two days after tumbling down a flight of stairs at a Taipei hotel. He was 62.

The accident occurred Saturday night at the Regent Taipei, where Koo was attending a wedding banquet.

He died of head injuries at 6:20 a.m. Monday at Cheng Hsin General Hospital in Taipei, according to Taiwan Cement Corp. (TCC), the flagship subsidiary of TCC Group.

Koo was the second son of Koo Chen-fu (辜振甫), the late founding chairman of the semi-official Straits Exchange Foundation.

He had served as chairman and president of several major subsidiaries of TCC Group, including TCC, China Synthetic Rubber Corp. and Taiwan Prosperity Chemical Corp.

(By Wei Shu and Y.F. Low)ENDITEM/pc

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