Huawei today announced the appointment of Colin Giles as Executive Vice President, Huawei Consumer Business Group, effective from July 1st, 2013. Giles worked earlier with Nokia as SVP left the company back in April 2012 to spend more time with his family. In his position, Giles will head the Chinese company’s global marketing, retail and open channel development.
Richard Yu, Chief Executive Officer, Huawei Consumer Business Group said, “Colin has achieved phenomenal success in his previous roles in the industry and has a wealth of experience in mobile brand marketing, device sales, and open channel development. We are thrilled to welcome him to our team and believe he will be instrumental in further propelling the growth of Huawei’s global marketing efforts, and contribute to our goal to become a leading consumer brand in the world.”