HTC executive named as 2012 Olympic torchbearer


TAIPEI–Peter Chou, chief executive officer of Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC Corp., has been named as one of the torchbearers in the London 2012 Summer Olympics, the company announced yesterday.

He was selected because of his great contributions to the development of the global mobile industry, leadership in Taiwan’s technology industry, and role in bringing a Taiwan brand to the international market, the company said in a statement.