Huawei names former Nokia exec to head consumer marketing

Tuesday 2 July 2013 | 10:17 CET | News
Huawei has appointed Colin Giles as executive vice president of Huawei Consumer Business Group. Giles will be in charge of global marketing, retail and open channel development. Giles worked previously as executive VP of sales at Nokia; he left the Finnish handset maker last year.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Huawei China / Nokia
Countries: World
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