Huawei Appoints William Zhao

IAS Prelims 2023

Huawei has appointed William Zhao as the new Chief Operating Officer (COO) of its India R&D centre.

As the COO, Zhao has complete management responsibility, delivering on the company’s vision and developing its long-term investment and strategic plan for India.

This includes developing ICT software, telecom solutions, consumer device software and providing professional services for global operators.

Further, he will be responsible for enhancing Huawei Technologies India’s position as the most competitive R&D center in Huawei, expanding the center’s operations and leading new business growth areas.

His mission includes strengthening end-to-end ownership of products, establishing leadership in open source development & community contribution, enabling transformation in Software & Service domain and enhancing smartphone product ownership.