Huawei's regional marketing director Danny Chin resigns

Danny Chin, the regional marketing director of consumer business group at Huawei Technologies in Malaysia has resigned. His last day is scheduled to be on 28 October.

Chin, who is based in Kuala Lumpur told A+M that he will be taking a break and is considering a few roles that have already been offered to him.

A+M understands Huawei is currently looking for his replacement.

At Huawei, Chin's responsibilities include ensuring growth of Huawei's consumer brand strategy, PR, retail marketing, sponsorship, consumer engagement and activation. He also leads the marketing team across seven markets such as Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Philippines, Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea.

Chin first joined the company as marketing director of consumer business group for Malaysia in May 2015, before the accelerated promotion to a regional role in December that year.

He was previously with Omnicom Media Group Malaysia as its general manager of operations. His specialties include digital media, digital marketing, online advertising, search engine marketing and mobile marketing.

Earlier in July, Huawei announced that its revenue surged 40% in the first half of 2016 as the company leverages on its carrier, consumer and enterprise businesses, among others. It also said sales of smartphones and other devices “grew steadily” in the same period, making the company “one of the most favoured device brands in nearly 30 countries.”