Huawei Technologies UK CEO to Speak on Internationalisation and Innovation by Chinese Multinational Companies

05 February, 2013

The next ODID Distinguished Visitor lecture will be delivered by Victor Zhang, the CEO of Huawei Technologies UK. The lecture, which is co-organied by the Technology and Management for Development Centre, is entitled Internationalisation and Innovation by Chinese Multinational Companies.

The lecture will take place in Seminar Room 2 on February 7 at 5 pm.

Huawei Technologies was set up in 1987 and is now China's biggest maker of equipment for the telecommunications industry.

Mr Zhang was appointed General Manager and Chief Operating Officer of Huawei UK in April 2010 and was confirmed as Huawei UK Chief Executive Officer in 2011. He joined Huawei Europe in June 2004 and has worked in a number of roles.

As Head of Solution and Strategy for Huawei UK & Ireland, he worked closely on the BT Account, including the 21CN Transmission & Access Agreement and the Next Generation Access Network (“NGA”) Project.

Before joining Huawei Europe, he worked in the Research & Development Department at the company’s headquarters in Shenzhen. Mr Zhang joined Huawei Technologies in April 1998 after attaining an MBA from Northwestern Poly Technical University, Shaanxi Province, China.