Huawei Ireland appoints new CEO
Calvin Lan has been appointed chief executive officer of Huawei Technologies Ireland. Calvin joined Huawei in 2001 and has held several senior positions within the company, including roles in China, Argentina, Brazil, Mexico and recently in the Netherlands where he was director of the account for mobile network KPN. While there, his work on the KPN account helped the operator achieve the accolade of world’s best mobile network three years in a row.
“I am very pleased to take the helm at Huawei Technologies Ireland,” said Calvin. “As a trusted partner in Ireland for nearly 20 years, Huawei is proud of our Irish business and our integral contribution to Ireland’s digital ecosystem. Our products and solutions help empower Ireland’s mobile and broadband networks while we continue to focus on creating value for our customers and partners while putting an emphasis on our decarbonisation efforts.”
He continued: “Our significant CSR initiatives and STEM programmes – including our flagship ‘Seeds for the Future Programme’ – are positively impacting local communities and fostering vital tech skills across Ireland. I look forward to working with the experienced Huawei team here as we embrace innovation and connectivity in Ireland into the future.”
Huawei’s products and services serves more than 3 million people and supports more than 900 direct and indirect jobs in Ireland.
Calvin holds a bachelor’s degree in information technology from Northwest University, Xi’an, China.