Telecom Lead America: Smartphone major HTC has appointed
Mike Woodward as the new president of North America.
Woodward will be responsible for HTC’s sales, marketing
and operations for the United States and Canada. He will report to Jason
Mackenzie, president of global sales and marketing at HTC.
Before joining HTC, Woodward held a succession of positions
with AT&T, formerly Cingular and AT&T Wireless, concluding with vice
president, consumer wireless device and accessory portfolio.
“With solid business acumen and expertise in product
planning, marketing, sales and business development, Mike brings strong
leadership and vision to our North America business. I welcome Mike to HTC, one
of the leading smartphone brands in the U.S. and Canada,” said
“I have been fortunate to witness first-hand HTC’s
leadership in mobile innovation, design and consumer experiences, and am proud
to be joining a team known for putting consumers at the center of everything
they do. During my career in the rapidly evolving mobile industry, I’ve
participated in some of the most significant phone launches across the globe,
and I’m glad to combine that experience with the talents and culture of
HTC,” Woodward said.
Woodward has also held positions at PacketVideo and
Motorola and as an intelligence officer for the U.S. Navy.
Woodward is based in HTC’s North American headquarters in