Andre J.L. Koo, MBA 1994
Co-Chair, Global Alumni Conference
Member, NYU Stern Board of Overseers


Andre J.L. Koo is Chairman of Chailease Holding Company Limited, a conglomerate with its core Taiwan financial services company founded in 1977. Chailease Holding is listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange, and presently has operations in Taiwan, the U.S., China, Thailand and Vietnam.

Chailease Holding provides clients with leasing, installment sales, factoring and direct financing services. It holds the leading market position in leasing and installment sales in Taiwan, and is the largest foreign-owned independent leasing company in China.

Mr. Koo joined Chailease in 1997 after working at several financial institutions in the United States. He had served as Managing Director of Chinatrust Hotel Ltd, and Chairman of China Life Insurance Co., Ltd.

Mr. Koo earned his MBA from NYU Stern in 1994.