The local operation of Chinese networking
vendor Huawei has a new managing director following the departure of
incumbent Rio Zhang in August.
A spokesperson for the company told ZDNet Australia this
morning Zhang had returned to a position in China.
The executive's replacement will be Joseph Zhou, who has
previously overseen the vendor's major telecommunications
accounts in Australia.
"Based in Sydney, Zhou is responsible for all sales, product
development and delivery for Huawei in Australia, New Zealand and
the South Pacific," a statement issued by the company this
Zhou joined Huawei in 1995, and has worked for the company in
China and the sub-Sahara region. He graduated with a degree in
software engineering and holds an MBA from Nan Kai University in
Huawei boasts a number of local telcos as customers. One of its
largest deals is seeing the company contribute hardware for
Optus's new ADSL2+ broadband network.