Huawei appoints Wilson Wang as new COO of R&D facility in India

Telecom Lead India: Chinese telecom equipment maker
Huawei has appointed Wilson Wang as the new chief operating officer (COO) of
Huawei Technologies India, Huawei’s largest R&D facility outside of China.

Wilson will have operations and management responsibility,
developing its investment and strategic plan for India.

He will lead the R&D center in strengthening end-to-end
ownership of products, establishing the center as an important hub for telecom
services for global operators, and completing Huawei’s new R&D campus. The
R&D center focuses on developing telecom core platforms, end-to-end telecom
solutions and providing professional services for global operators.

Huawei is stepping its ups investments in R&D center.
The expansion is happening at a time when the industry is witnessing a period
of rapid transformation, driven by technology developments in mobile networks
and internet, as well as challenges posed by the global economy.

The India R&D center is positioned to play a critical
role in Huawei’s focus on helping its customers face challenges and leverage
opportunities amidst the global telecom industry transformation.

I am excited to be working with a team of over 2,500 highly
skilled Indian engineers and professionals, in delivering value through our
cutting-edge solutions and excellent services to the operators, globally,”
Wilson said.

Wilson will guide the R&D center’s foray into the
enterprise segment to develop cutting-edge solutions for data centre, unified
communications and IP contact centre, establish a devices product center to
develop applications customized to the Indian handset market, and strengthen
the cloud computing solutions portfolio.

Wilson succeeds Justin Chen, who has taken up his new role
as the global President of Huawei-s BSS Product Line, after a three-year stint
in the Indian center.

Huawei India revenue up 20% to $1.2 billion in 2011

Huawei India has clocked $1.2 billion revenue in 2011.
Growth was around 20 percent comparing with 2010 revenue.

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