DigiTimes reports Acer is reorganizing its business into two groups; Core Business and New Business, with the goal of optimizing its busines and propelling organic growth. Core Business will be the recipient of most of Acer's business groups, while New Business will feature more vague units like eBusiness Business, Build Your Own Cloud (BYOC) and Smart Products Business, and the Value Lab.
The Core Business umbrella shall consist of: IT Products Business that encompasses notebooks, desktops and tablets, and related R&D; the digital display and server products businesses; and corporate business planning operations. Separately, the New Business umbrella will consist of: Build Your Own Cloud (BYOC) and Smart Products Business that encompasses Acer's BYOC cloud services, smartphones and wearable devices; the value lab, and e-business.
Under the Core Business group, IT Products Business for notebooks, desktops and tablet PCs, and R&D will be led by Jerry Kao, president; Digital Display Business including monitors and projectors will be led by Victor Chien who has been promoted as president; Server Products Business will be led by Evis Lin, general manager and Corporate Business Planning and Operations will be led by Tiffany Huang, president.