Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, a global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, has appointed Baker Zhou (picture) as the new CEO for Malaysia.
With over 18 years of experience in the ICT industry, Zhou will oversee the strategic growth, operations and overall development of Huawei in Malaysia, the company said.
Zhou joined Huawei in 1999 as an account manager. Prior to his current role, Zhou has held several senior positions within the company, including VP of Huawei Indonesia, CEO of Huawei Bangladesh, VP of South-East Asia carrier business group and human resource director of South-East Asia.
Graduated in 1997, Zhou is an alumnus of Zhejiang University of Technology where he attained his bachelor’s degree in industrial automation technology.
Since entering the Malaysian market in 2001, Huawei now has more than 2,500 staff.
Working hand in hand with local telco partners, the company said it has built up high-speed broadband, third-generation (3G) and 4G mobile networks in the country, where more consumers can enjoy ubiquitous connectivity.
As an enabler of digital transformation, Huawei is providing ICT solutions for various local vertical industries like energy, transportation and smart city initiatives.
“As a global enabler of ICT innovation, we look forward to driving sustainable growth and development in the country. I look forward to working with the Malaysian government and local partners to build a better connected Malaysia,” Zhou said. — TMR