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Terry Gou's right-hand woman tipped to become next Foxconn chief

'Money Mama' Huang seen maintaining mogul's ties to group

Foxconn Chairman and CEO Terry Gou, left, stands beside Chief Financial Officer Huang Chiu-lien at an event in Taipei. (Photo by Kensaku Ihara)

TAIPEI -- With Foxconn Chairman and CEO Terry Gou now a candidate in the Taiwanese presidential election next January, top aide and Chief Financial Officer Huang Chiu-lien is considered a front-runner to take the reins at the key Apple supplier.

The company is already narrowing down candidates on the shortlist following Gou's announcement in mid-April. "It is true that Huang is considered a strong candidate," said a source at the company, formally Hon Hai Precision Industry.

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