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Terry Gou's concentration of power holds danger for Hon Hai

Some at Sharp see familiar risk in Taiwanese parent's aggressive LCD investments

TAIPEI -- As Hon Hai Precision Industry and Japanese subsidiary Sharp look to vastly expand LCD panel production, some insiders are nervous about the ambitious endeavor being spearheaded by the Taiwanese company's strongman leader.

A local weekly publication ran an article in November that claimed Hon Hai Chairman Terry Gou was considering a run for Taiwanese president in 2020. Gou rejected the claim, which drew much attention.

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