Nokia's former sales boss joins Huawei

Nokia's former sales boss joins Huawei
Colin Giles, the former head of sales at Nokia, has joined Chinese handset manufacturer Huawei. Giles new title is Executive Vice President, Huawei Consumer Business Group and he just picked up the key to the executive washroom on Monday when he joined his new employer. Giles stengths are said to be in handset brand marketing, sales and channel development, and he will be called upon to extend Huawei's name visibility in the U.S.

According to researchers Strategy Analytics and IDC, Huawei had the fourth highest market share among global smartphone manufacturers in the first quarter. One of the company's trademarks is its desire to push the envelope. The Huawei Ascend Mate launched with a then record 6.3 inch screen while at 6.18mm thin, the recently launched Huawei Ascend P2 is the slimmest smartphone currently available.


source: Huawei via BGR

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9 Comments

1. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

So this is what Huawei was talking about when they said they were acquiring Nokia. :D

2. ChiX017

Posts: 308; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

Despicable me...:(

6. SonyXperiaNexus

Posts: 374; Member since: Oct 01, 2012

lol +1

3. Timmehor

Posts: 599; Member since: Mar 09, 2013

Traitor! ... Burn! Jokes aside, he'll probably do a good job.

4. SleepingOz unregistered

Huawei is on the rise! :D

5. rms.max

Posts: 95; Member since: Sep 26, 2012

Good For Nokia that he left..

8. iushnt

Posts: 3069; Member since: Feb 06, 2013

you mean good for him that he left nokia??

7. aditya.k

Posts: 496; Member since: Mar 10, 2013

Why didn't they take away Elop? :/

9. jameshoe unregistered

He will regret

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