Press Release
SUNPLUS Shareholders Approved Not to Distribute Dividends of 2008 Profits
And Elected the 8th Board of Directors and Supervisors

Hsinchu Science Park, Taiwan, April 30, 2009 - Sunplus Technology Co., Ltd. (SUNPLUS or the "Company") (TAIEX: 2401, LSE: SUPD), today held the annual shareholders' meeting, at which shareholders approved not to distribute dividends of 2008 profits and elected the 8th board of directors and supervisors. The seven new directors include three independent directors: Po-Young Chu, Che-Ho Wei and Hsien-Hua Huang. By extended work experiences and achievements on management, technology and finance, the independent directors can offer better guidance and monitor the company's operations for SUNPLUS Board. Their great contributions will help company strengthen the corporate governance, increase the profits and continue company's further growth.

Mr. Po-Young Chu got Ph.D in Krannert Graduate School Management from Purdue University. Mr. Po-Young Chu currently serves as the professor of Department of Management Science of National Chaio-Tung University. His prior working experience included the CEO of EMBA program, National Chiao-Tung University, Visiting Scholar of Graduate School of Business and Asia Pacific Research Center, Standford University, President of Aspire Academy, Acer Foundation, and Fellow of Chinese Society for Management of Technology.

Mr. Che-Ho Wei got Ph.D in Electronic Engineering from University of Washington. Mr. Che-Ho Wei currently serves as the professor of Department of Electronics Engineering and Institute of Electronics, National Chiao-Tung University. His prior working experience included the Dean of Research and Development, National Chiao-Tung University, Taiwan, Dean of College of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, National Chiao-Tung University, Taiwan, Vice President of National Chiao-Tung University, and Minister of National Science Council.

Mr. Hsien-Hua Huang got Master Degree in Public Finance from National Cheng-Chi University. Mr. Hsien-Hua Huang currently serves as the Chairman of Mainland Affairs Committee of TSA. His prior working experience included the Executive Vice President of Taiwan International Securities Corp., President of Barits International Securities Co., Ltd., Chairman of Barits Holding, and Commissioner of Financial Supervisory Commission Executive Yuan.

The newly elected members of SUNPLUS 8th board include seven directors and three supervisors who will have three-year term of office. The new term will run from May 11, 2009 till May 10, 2012.

The major resolutions at 2009 AGM are as follows:
1.Shareholders accepted the 2008 business report and financial statements. Net sales for 2008 were NT$6,093 million, and net income after tax for 2008 were NT$8 million, with earning per share of NT$0.01.
2.Shareholders approved not to distribute dividends of 2008 profits.
3.Shareholders approved the amendment of the "Procedure of Endorsements & Guarantees".
4.Shareholders approved the amendment of the "Sub-procedure of Extension of Monetary Loans to Others".
5.Shareholders approved the amendment of the "Procedure of Engaging in Derivatives Trading".
6.Shareholders elected SUNPLUS' 8th board of directors and supervisors. The seven directors are Chou-Chye Huang, Wen-Shiung Jan, Global View Co., Ltd., Higher Way Electronic Co., Ltd., Po-Young Chu, Che-Ho Wei, and Hsien-Hua Huang. The three supervisors are De-Zhong Liu, Wei-Min Lin and Pei-Yu Lee.
7.Shareholders lifted the ban against joining competitor of directors.

About Sunplus

Sunplus Technology Co., Ltd. (TWSE: 2401, LSE: SUPD), established in 1990, is a leading chip provider for multimedia and automotive applications such as DVD player, portable DVD player, home entertainment audio products, car infotainment and advanced driving assistance system(ADAS). Meanwhile Sunplus is offering high-speed I/O IP, high performance data conversion IP, and analog IP for a broad range of applications on consumer, portable, and connected devices for Sunplus has been accumulating strong IP technologies on consumer and multimedia segments. Sunplus is headquartered in Taiwan and has service offices in Shanghai, Shenzhen and Chengdu. For more information, please visit Sunplus website at

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