HTC Corporation has appointed Faisal Siddiqui (pictured), currently VP and head of India for HTC, as the new regional president of South Asia. The South Asia region includes India, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and emerging markets in Asia.
Siddiqui brings with him more than 18 years of industry experience. He has provided strong leadership for HTC in India since 2011, growing market share and establishing HTC as a compelling brand in that important market. The current president of South Asia, Jack Yang, will be leaving HTC for personal reasons and will move into an advisory role during this transition of the South Asia business.
Earlier Marketing reported that HTC has appointed Manu Seth as head of marketing for South Asia. Seth who has been heading up marketing in India, will now be responsible for leading HTC’s regional strategic marketing growth across South Asia. He will continue to head the marketing arm in India along with markets such as Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand.
Globally, HTC has appointed Idris Mootee, the CEO of Idea Couture, a global design firm based in Toronto as the company’s new CMO. Prior to the appointment, Cher Wang, HTC’s chairwoman, led the top marketing role after Benjamin Ho exited in July 2014.