Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Huawei Hires Former Nokia Exec to Head Consumer Business

Huawei appointed Colin Giles as Executive Vice President, Huawei Consumer Business Group.

Giles previously served at Nokia as Executive Vice President, Global Head of Sales.


In 2012, Huawei Consumer Business Group recorded sales revenue of US$7.5 billion, a year-on-year growth of 60%, and shipped 127 million devices globally, including 32 million smartphones. In the first quarter of 2013, Huawei ranked number four in global market share for smartphone shipments, according to research reports from Strategy Analytics and IDC.
The company has recently launched a series of flagship smartphones including the HUAWEI Ascend Mate boasting the largest screen in the world, the HUAWEI Ascend D2 featuring a 5-inch FHD 443 PPI super retinal screen, and the industry-first LTE Cat4-enabled HUAWEI Ascend P2 that can achieve the fastest network download speeds in the world.

On June 18 in London, Huawei launched another flagship smartphone, the HUAWEI Ascend P6, the world’s slimmest smartphone at only 6.18mm.

http://www.huawei.com


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