About the Council

Cheng-Mount Cheng

Cheng-Mount Cheng

Chairman & CEO
Yang Ming Marine Transport Corporation

Mr. Cheng-Mount Cheng has served as a member of the Board of Directors at Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp. since 2018 and was appointed Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Yang Ming on October 1, 2020.

Mr. Cheng received his master’s degree in Economics and is a doctoral candidate at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from National Taiwan University and is also registered at National Taipei University for a Ph. D program.

Mr. Cheng is renowned for his finance and economics expertise and has built a distinguished track record of management in the financial industry. Before taking up the role of Yang Ming’s Chairman and CEO, Mr. Cheng was formerly the Deputy Minister of the National Development Council (NDC) of Taiwan from August 2018 till September 2020. Prior to that, Mr. Cheng held several leadership positions in banking and finance, including the Vice Chairman of the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC) of Taiwan from November 2016 to August 2018, the President of the Agricultural Bank of Taiwan from May 2015 to November 2016, and the President of theTaiwan Academy of Banking and Finance (TABF) for 3 years. From 2002 to 2012, he served as the Chief Economist of Citibank Taiwan Limited, mainly focusing on economics and the financial markets of both Taiwan and Hong Kong, with special emphasis on economic growth forecasts, policy rates, direction of FX and interest rates.

Yang Ming Marine Transport Corporation was founded in 1972. For the last four decades, Yang Ming has focused on the container shipping business with worldwide coverage through its service network. Headquartered in Keelung City, Taiwan, the company has set up 250 subsidiaries in more than 95 countries and has 5 regional centers in US, Panama, Germany, Greece, and Dubai.

In line with its core value of "Teamwork, Innovation, Integrity and Pragmatism”, Yang Ming continues to enhance transportation expertise and service quality. In addition, the company dedicates itself to providing global and efficient shipping service by offering its customers  “punctual, speedy, reliable, and economical” service experience. Through continuous service improvement, Yang Ming has established a close-knit transportation network across the world. Moreover, international logistics service is also an important part of Yang Ming’s business scope and provided through its own subsidiary, YES Logistics. YES Logistics offers one-stop logistic services including freight forwarding, storage, warehousing and supply chain management, it enables Yang Ming Group to render better and comprehensive transportation service to its global customers.