Menu
Huawei appoints new boss for New Zealand

Huawei appoints new boss for New Zealand

Yanek Fan will replace Jason Wu as New Zealand chief executive in August

There are changes at the top of Huawei New Zealand.

There are changes at the top of Huawei New Zealand.

Huawei Technologies has a new New Zealand boss: Yanek Fan, an 11-year company veteran.

Fan will replace outgoing chief executive Jason Wu in August following a month-long handover - Wu will shift to a governance role across Huawei’s operations in Europe.

Fan most recently having served three years as deputy CEO and director of the carrier network business department of Huawei Czech Republic, overseing rapid growth in the business and helping to lead a team of over 340.

He has also worked in Poland and held other senior roles at Huawei headquarters in China in sales and project management.

“Huawei is well established in the New Zealand market, with strong local customer relationships and there is a lot of potential for growth," Fan said in a statement. 

"New Zealanders embrace innovation and there is a clear willingness from the industry and government to invest in future technologies."

Huawei began its operations in New Zealand in 2005, notably helping to build and finance 2degrees' mobile network.

It now partners with Spark, 2degrees and Vodafone NZ, as well as providing a third of the technology behind the New Zealand Government's Ultra-Fast Broadband initiative. 

In March Huawei announced plans to invest $400 million locally on a cloud data centre and innovation labs.

Fan said he looked forward to working with operators on the expansion of 4.5G technology in New Zealand and the future deployment of the Internet of Things and 5G.


Follow Us

Join the newsletter!

Or

Sign up to gain exclusive access to email subscriptions, event invitations, competitions, giveaways, and much more.

Membership is free, and your security and privacy remain protected. View our privacy policy before signing up.

Error: Please check your email address.

Tags VodafoneNew ZealandHuaweiUFB2 degreesspark

Featured

Slideshows

The making of an MSSP: a blueprint for growth in NZ

The making of an MSSP: a blueprint for growth in NZ

Partners are actively building out security practices and services to match, yet remain challenged by a lack of guidance in the market. This exclusive Reseller News Roundtable - in association with Sophos - assessed the making of an MSSP, outlining the blueprint for growth and how partners can differentiate in New Zealand.

The making of an MSSP: a blueprint for growth in NZ
Reseller News Platinum Club celebrates leading partners in 2018

Reseller News Platinum Club celebrates leading partners in 2018

The leading players of the New Zealand channel came together to celebrate a year of achievement at the inaugural Reseller News Platinum Club lunch in Auckland. Following the Reseller News Innovation Awards, Platinum Club provides a platform to showcase the top performing partners and start-ups of the past 12 months, with more than ​​50 organisations in the spotlight.​​​

Reseller News Platinum Club celebrates leading partners in 2018
Meet the top performing HP partners in NZ

Meet the top performing HP partners in NZ

HP has honoured its leading partners in New Zealand during 2018, following 12 months of growth through the local channel. Unveiled during the fourth running of the ceremony in Auckland, the awards recognise and celebrate excellence, growth, consistency and engagement of standout Kiwi partners.

Meet the top performing HP partners in NZ
Show Comments