Huawei Malaysia appoints Michael Yuan as its new CEO
By Digital News Asia March 11, 2019
- Responsible for overseeing all aspects of Huawei Malaysia’s operations
- Comes with over seven years of experience in the ICT industry
HUAWEI Malaysia has appointed Michael Yuan (pic) as its new chief executive officer (CEO) effective Feb 1, 2019. Prior to this position, he was deputy CEO of Huawei Indonesia.
In his new role, Yuan will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of Huawei Malaysia’s operations, ensuring its commitment as a strategic and reliable ICT partner in accelerating the digital transformation of Malaysia.
“I am very excited to be given the opportunity to lead Huawei Malaysia, especially during this current period of transformation with 5G on the horizon. 5G will unlock a world of opportunities - improving workforce productivity, enhancing competitiveness, accelerating economic growth, and advancing innovation.
“As a global ICT solutions provider, we are committed to the strategic development of Malaysia’s ICT industry and will continue to work with the Government and ecosystem partners to bring future technological innovations,” said Yuan.
With over seven years of experience in the ICT industry, Yuan has undertaken and excelled in various leadership roles within Huawei Technologies. He joined Huawei in 2011 as an engineer for Indonesia Indosat Account, and quickly rose through the ranks handling different positions in Indonesia.
This included account director and vice president of Carrier Network Business Group where he was responsible for strategy planning, market analysis, sales and services as well as overall project operations for Huawei Indonesia.