Chief Executive Officer
Zhao Xichu first joined Huawei as a radio engineer, later working as a sales manager in China. During 2004-2011, he was appointed Managing Director & Chief Operating Officer of Huawei Indonesia. Most recently, Mr Zhao was appointed global account MD for Bharti Airtel in 2011, a role which spanned 20 countries in India and Africa. He has over 14 years of working experience across the globe. Zhao Xichu was appointed the Australian CEO in late 2013.
Chief Financial Officer
Luke Austin joined Huawei Australia as CFO in November 2011. Luke was previously the Chief Financial Officer and Operations Director for Lenovo in Australia and New Zealand. During his time at Lenovo, Mr. Austin spent 2 years in Singapore as the Planning Director for the Asia-Pacific Region, after which he oversaw the financial management of Lenovo in Japan, and then re-focused on the business in Australia & NZ.
Director of Human Resources
Ray is currently Head of Human Resources for Huawei Australia, New Zealand and the Islands. Starting with Huawei in 2008 in Talent Acquisition he has also held the role of HR Business Partner (Delivery & Services). Prior to Huawei Ray worked for Fieldforce Services, the Not-For-Profit sector with Mission Australia and in Agency Recruitment.
Director Corporate & Public Affairs
Jeremy has been involved with PR & media for over 15 years. He has worked as an adviser and press secretary for several government Ministers in both Australia and the United Kingdom. He was Head of Public Affairs at the Australian High Commission in London. Before joining Huawei in late 2009, Jeremy was the Senior Media Relations Manager for Telstra.