Following the resignation a bit rushed and forced President Gianfranco Lanci late March, Acer has decided to promote its position Jim Wong. The Taiwanese company also announced the separation of its mobile and PC, and a decline in sales in this sector in Q2 2011.
While JT Wang assured the interim since the departure of Gianfranco Lanci due to differences stratégtie Jim Wong, who joined the group in 1986, has been nominated chairman of Acer.
The company announces its finding that the rapid changes in moving from one machine model to create data (PC) devices to access data (Tablets) offers new perspectives. If the PC world will remain a key sector for Acer, it aims to attack the areas of the Tablets and Smartphones.
In the field of PC, Acer hopes to continue its growth target in terms of volume but also wants to optimize its multi-brand strategy (it has Packard Bell and Gateway) by differentiating the best positioning of each of them.
Meanwhile, Acer announced that it anticipates a fall of 10% of its PC shipments in the second quarter of 2011 and draw the consequences from the analysis of figures for this period. Mark down this justifies its recent reorganization, adjustments to inventory levels and a traditionally sluggish season for PCs.