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Terry Gou vows to turn Sharp around, acknowledges challenges

Terry Gou, left, chairman of Hon Hai Precision Industry, and Sharp President Kozo Takahashi confer during a press conference in Osaka on April 2.

SAKAI, Japan - Chairman Terry Gou of Hon Hai Precision Industry on Saturday said he is determined to make Sharp profitable again. He also acknowledged the globe's sluggish economic growth, saying it will make his challenge all the more difficult.

     On Saturday afternoon, Gou and Sharp President Kozo Takahashi officially signed an agreement to seal Hon Hai's takeover. The signing took place at Sakai Display Products, a large panel production facility jointly controlled by the Taiwanese mogul and Sharp, located in suburban Osaka.

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