|26 March, 2020

Huawei appoints new CEO to oversee Saudi operations

Terry He as CEO for Huawei Tech Investment Saudi Arabia effective immediately.

Riyadh, KSA : Huawei, a leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices, has announced the appointment of Terry He as CEO for Huawei Tech Investment Saudi Arabia effective immediately. Based in Riyadh, He will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of Huawei’s Saudi operations and for guiding the company’s work as a strategic partner in accelerating digital transformation in the Kingdom.  

Previously, He held the position of President of Huawei Middle East Enterprise Business Group where he oversaw the development of the group across the region. In that role, he worked closely with organizations in various industries such as government, oil & gas, education, financial services, healthcare, hospitality, and construction to embrace emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, big data, cloud computing and more.

As a seasoned industry expert in the Middle East, He has more than 10 years of experience working across multiple Huawei offices in the region. This includes being Chief Operation Officer of Huawei in Pakistan and more recently Managing Director of Huawei in Kuwait.     

“Terry He brings a wealth of industry knowledge and experience from his time in the region,” said Charles Yang, President of Huawei Middle East. “He has already played a key role in many of Huawei’s regional milestones, and we wish him continued success in his new position in Saudi Arabia as Huawei remains committed to serving its customers and contributing to our digital society.”

He added, “Huawei is growing rapidly in the Middle East and Saudi Arabia specifically, with digital transformation being embraced by all organizations and within the wider Vision 2030. Our goal is to ultimately bring digital to every person, home and organization to support a fully connected and intelligent society. Through open collaboration with our ecosystem partners, we are able to create lasting value for our customers, working to empower people, enrich home life, and inspire innovation in organizations of all shapes and sizes.”

Huawei is already a partner of choice for telecom carriers in Saudi Arabia for 5G network development, supporting the Kingdom in its 5G ambitions through a broad range of end-to-end solutions as the largest maker of telecommunications equipment in the world. The company also works with various government ministries and enterprises to create value from the wider shift towards digitization. This includes ICT talent development programs, with Huawei launching its own Saudi Talent Enablement Program (STEP) to close the current talent gap while promoting Saudi competitiveness in a digital era.

Huawei has been able to lead the deployment of 5G technologies globally with more than 700 cities and 228 Fortune Global 500 companies having chosen Huawei as their digital transformation partner. 

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About Huawei

Huawei is a leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices. With integrated solutions across four key domains – telecom networks, IT, smart devices, and cloud services – we are committed to bringing digital to every person, home and organization for a fully connected, intelligent world.

Huawei's end-to-end portfolio of products, solutions and services are both competitive and secure. Through open collaboration with ecosystem partners, we create lasting value for our customers, working to empower people, enrich home life, and inspire innovation in organizations of all shapes and sizes.

At Huawei, innovation focuses on customer needs. We invest heavily in basic research, concentrating on technological breakthroughs that drive the world forward. We have more than 188,000 employees, and we operate in more than 170 countries and regions. Founded in 1987, Huawei is a private company fully owned by its employees.

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