Colin Giles to be responsible for global marketing, retail and open channel development

July 2, 2013

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SHENZHEN, China -- Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, today announced the appointment of Colin Giles as Executive Vice President, Huawei Consumer Business Group, effective from July 1st, 2013. A widely respected figure in the mobile handset world, Giles will be in charge of 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.”

“I am delighted to join Huawei at such an exciting time in the development of Huawei’s consumer brand,” Giles said. “Over the last couple of years, the company has already made big strides in the global marketplace with the introduction of flagship products that quickly became the talk of the town, like the world’s slimmest smartphone Ascend P6 launched just weeks ago. I look forward to working closely with everyone in the Consumer Business Group to continue to ‘Make it Possible’ for smartphone users worldwide.”

Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd.

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