Huawei Southern-East Asia names new president

Huawei has appointed James Wu as the new president of Southern-East Asia region.

Wu will be based in the Southern-East Asia regional headquarter, Bangkok, to support 11 markets, including Hong Kong, Macau, India, Vietnam, Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Thailand. He will be in charge of the company's operations and the business development of the carrier, enterprise and consumer business groups across the region.

Meanwhile, he will also be tasked to guide the company's strategic direction, leading its business development and customers’ relations to drive wider adoption of the company's technology innovations.

"We will progress faster towards a better connected, intelligent world," said Wu. "It is difficult to imagine the depth and breadth of the changes to come. As all of the new connections drive the digital transformation process, they will reshape society, the economy, business, and the way we create."

He added that the team will work closely to build a "better connected world".

James Wu Joined Huawei in 2003 and has held several senior positions within the company including director of recruitment and allocation dept of corporate human resources, president of carrier business group Middle East region, CEO of Saudi Arabia rep office, CEO of Oman rep office.